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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

ALA Open Enrollment Webinar Scheduled for 1/20

ALA's administration will host an online virtual webinar to discuss Ascend Leadership Academy with families who are interested in enrolling at ALA.  During this webinar, ALA staff will review ALA's programs, provide information about the enrollment lottery, and take any questions from interested families. Anyone who is interested in enrolling their child at ALA should attend. To register for this event please utilize the link below.


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.

3rd Quarter Learning Environment Change Request

Current ALA students who would like to change their current learning environment from blended to remote and vice versa for the 3rd quarter are required to complete the Learning Environment Change Request Form linked below. The 3rd Quarter begins on January 20th and runs through March 29th. Once they are assigned students can not change their learning environment until the 4th Quarter.

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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