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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 Events & Updates


21-22 ALA Student Supply Lists

ALA supply lists have been posted on ALA’s school website. These supply lists have been compiled by ALA teachers and list the various items that students need for school activities beginning this Fall.  Please review the lists below by grade level.

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ALA Fall Sports 2021

ALA will resume Fall Sports for the 2021-22 school year. We will offer the following sports to both Middle and High School students: Girls Volleyball, Boys Soccer, and Co-Ed cross country. Tryouts for these sports will be held prior to the first day of school. See below for tryout dates and times. All participants must have a valid from physical form and concussion form on file with the ALA office.

HS Sports Tryouts: August 2-4, 2021 Starting at 4pm

MS Sports Tryouts:  August 9-11, 2021 Starting at 4pm

ALA Apparel Online Ordering

ALA has partnered with Flooded Screen Prints to provide an open apparel ordering period for ALA families. Flooded Screen Prints is a local business and provides all types of   apparel options for ALA students including t-shirts, polos, hoodies and sweatshirts.  If you order online between Monday July 26th and Friday August 6th you will be able to pick up your order at Open House on Thursday August 19th.  To view all apparel order options follow the link provided below.

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