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Welcome to
Ascend Leadership Academy

The mission of Ascend Leadership Academy is to develop successful student leaders by growing their self-efficacy, intellectual understanding, and social competence.  ALA will accomplish this by applying innovative teaching methods, incorporating student cultural realities and cultivating student ownership in the learning community.

How to Apply

Ascend Leadership Academy's open application period for the 2021-22 school year opened on January 1st, 2021 and ended on February 28, 2021.  ALA is still accepting applications for grades 6-11.  To apply please click the link the below.

ALA School News
Week of November 14th

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ALA Events & Updates


ALA Spirit Week December 6 -10

ALA's Student Council has planned ALA Spirit Week for December 6th - 10th. Students will have the opportunity to dress up related to specific themes for each school day. If students don't participate they are expected to abide by the normal ALA student dress code. ALA Spirit Week days are:

Monday:  Pajama Day

Tuesday:  Twin Day

Wednesday:  Character Day

Thursday:  Decades Day (60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, and 00's)

Friday:  Color War Day


ALA Prom Theme Survey

On Saturday, April 30th, ALA will host its first annual Prom. ALA's Prom committee is looking for input from students on a potential Prom theme. Using the form below please have your 10th or 11th grade student submit a Prom theme idea for the Prom Committee to consider. We would like input from 10th and 11th grade students only. 

ALA Dress Code Survey Data

ALA administration is seeking to gain data related to ALA's Dress Code. Please complete the following survey to the best of your ability. To review ALA's Dress Code click the link:  https://www.ascendleadershipacademy.org/dresscode

Contact US

Phone:  (919) 842-5411

Fax:  (919) 842-3545

Email:  contact@alaschoolsnc.org

School Hours:  2021-22

Earliest Drop Off:  7:30am

HS School Day:  8:10am - 3:05pm

MS School Day:  8:15am - 3:15pm

Latest Pick-Up:  3:45pm