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ALA Remote Academy

Ascend Leadership Academy's Remote Academy is a virtual academy dedicated to educating students in a online setting. This remote academy is accepting student applications in grades 6-8 for the 2024-2025 school year starting on June 1st. The Remote Academy will grow to add a grade level each year until it serves grades 6-12.


To read more about our remote instructional plan, please click below.

Criteria of Successful Learners in ALA's Remote Academy

 At ALA we have identified the following criteria for admittance to ALA’s Remote Academy:

  • Basic Digital Literacy and ability to navigate online interfaces without assistance

  • Academic Readiness and basic reading, writing, and math skills that are at or above their assigned grade level.


The following are characteristics of successful learners in ALA’s Remote Academy: 

  • Students who are self-motivated and have a strong desire to learn and meet their academic goals.

  • A student who is able to work and study independently without the supervision of a teacher.

  • Students who can establish and keep a consistent schedule.

  • Students who are able to advocate for themselves and communicate with their teachers, peers, and administrators effectively.

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Key Features of ALA’s Remote Academy

Flexible Learning Experience:  Our Remote Academy offers a personalized learning experience using the online curriculum, Imagine Edgenuity. This curriculum is aligned to North Carolina state standards and students will have access to a variety of digital resources, interactive lessons, and real-time feedback from certified teachers.


Supportive Learning Environment:  Our dedicated team of educators and support staff will ensure that students receive continuous guidance and support. From academic advising to technical assistance, we are committed to helping each student succeed in the virtual learning environment.


Extracurricular Opportunities:  Even in a virtual setting, students will have access to all of the extracurricular activities and clubs offered at ALA, allowing them to explore their interests, develop new skills, and connect with peers.


Parental Involvement:  We believe that strong partnerships with parents are essential for student success. The Remote Academy will offer regular communication, resources, and support to keep parents informed and involved in their child's education.


Ready to Apply?

​Applications for the 2024-25 school year can be completed through the ALA SchoolMint portal. Please apply by July 1st to be included in our lottery.


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