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North Country Charter Academy
Class of 2012
To provide a learning environment for students who would benefit from a nontraditional high school setting. Students who are, or may be, at risk of dropping out will be provided an educational setting in which they can succeed in their pursuit of a high school diploma.
The Charter Academy staff works collaboratively with all students, parents, North Country Charter Academy Board of Trustees members, North Country high school principals, superintendents, guidance counselors and other education team members of all sending districts. The above named educational team will also work together to see to it that the North Country Charter Academy students are given the opportunity to thrive academically, socially, emotionally and physically, both today and in the future.
NCCA was established in 2004 through collaborative efforts of North Country Education Services Agency and nine School District Superintendents.
Since 2004, NCCA has graduated 291 students. Student post graduate placements include:
- Granite State College
- University of Hawaii
- Northern Essex Community College, MA
- White Mountain Community College (formerly NH Comm. Tech College)
- State Firefighting Level II
- Advanced Technical Institute, VA
- Online Courses - Floral Design
- Keene State College
- State Firefighting Level 2
- Wyoming Technical Institute
- Longy School of Music, MA
- Becket College, MA
- McIntosh College
NCCA serves students located in over 4000 geographical square miles at our two locations:
Littleton Center - Main Office, 260 Cottage Street, Suite A, Littleton, NH
Lancaster Center - 4 Mayberry Lane, Lancaster, NH
- SAU#03 Berlin
- SAU#07 Colebrook
- SAU#20 Gorham
- SAU#23 Woodsville
- SAU#84 Littleton
- SAU#35 Profile
- SAU#36 White Mountains Regional
- SAU#58 Groveton, Stark, Northumberland, Stratford
- SAU#68 Lin-Wood
- SU #09 Caledonian Central
- SU #18 Essex Caledonian
- SU #19 Essex North
- St. Johnsbury
Upon acceptance into the Academy, student records from the sending school district are reviewed. An academic assessment using Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) is given as well as a writing sample, a vocabulary assessment and a math assessment.
Littleton: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Lancaster: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Extended Learning Elective (ELE):
As part of the NCCA curriculum, students have the option to participate and complete an Extended Learning Elective Program while in attendance at NCCA. The ELE gives the student an opportunity to acquire Elective credits in the classroom or outside the classroom in order to meet the needs of students with different talents, interests and development.
School Days & Calendar
The North Country Charter Academy will follow its own conventional 180 day school year calendar. Click here for the 2012/2013 School Calendar (12 KB PDF)
- Between the ages 14 - 21
- Enrolled in a grade between 7 and 12
- STUDENT and PARENT must demonstrate commitment
- High school dropout
- At risk of dropping out of high school
All students must go through an intake interview process.
- Sending School District Diploma
- North Country Charter Academy Diploma
Find out more about the North Country Charter Academy
by calling 603-444-1535.