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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.

Our school leadership has identified educational programs that encourage student empowerment in the learning environment.  These programs also are designed to nurture student talents and produce effective leaders for the 21st century.

Ascend Leadership Academy's open application period for the 2021-22 school year will open on January 1st, 2021.  ALA will be accepting applications for grades 6-10.  To apply please click the link the below.

ALA Current Events

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ALA Open Enrollment Webinar, February 18th

ALA's administration hosted an online virtual webinar to discuss Ascend Leadership Academy with families who are interested in enrolling at ALA for the 21-22 school year. During this webinar, ALA staff reviewed ALA's programs, provided information about the enrollment lottery, and took questions from interested families. Anyone interested in enrolling their child at ALA should review the recording linked below. To review the webinar in its entirety use the link provided below.

ALA High School Informational Session Webinar

ALA’s administration hosted an online informational session to discuss ALA’s High School program. The event was intended for our current 8th Grade families and anyone interested in their child attending ALA in grades 9-11 for the 2021-22 school year.  ALA’s administration reviewed the high school course pathways, details about our program and High School course offerings. To review the recording from this event 

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Applications for the 2021 - 2022 school year 

Applications for the 2021-22 school year are now open for the 2021-22 school year. The open enrollment period lasts from January 1st - February 28th. During this time families with students in grades 6-11 will be able to apply to attend ALA during the 2021-22 school year. For more information visit our Admissions/Lottery page.

Contact US

Phone:  (919) 842-5411

Fax:  (919) 842-3545

Email:  contact@alaschoolsnc.org

School Hours:  COVID-19 (Plan B)

Earliest Drop Off:  8:30am

School Start:  9:00am       

HS School End:  2:50pm

MS School End:  3:00pm

Latest Pick Up:  3:20pm

Phone:  919-842-5411

© 2018 Ascend Leadership Academy

Fax:  919-842-3545

283 Harvey Faulk Road, Sanford NC 27332

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