North Country Charter Academy Hosts Business/Education Symposium
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North Country Charter Academy (NCCA) provides a rigorous, relevant and engaging education with high standards and expectations which prepares students for life through a personalized, competency-based program that creates confident, career-ready individuals.
North Country Charter Academy (NCCA) will provide a learning environment focused on personalized learning for students who may be at risk of dropping out of high school or who have dropped out. Students will be provided an alternative educational setting in which they can succeed in preparation for college and career readiness within the scope of the global economy.
NCCA was established in 2004 through collaborative efforts of North Country Education Services Agency and nine School District Superintendents.
Since 2004, NCCA has graduated 362 students. Student post graduate placements include:
- Granite State College
- University of Hawaii
- Northern Essex Community College, MA
- NH Community Technical College
- State Firefighting Level II
- Advanced Technical Institute, VA
- White Mountains Community College
- Plymouth State University
- Berlin College
- ITT Indianapolis
- Keene State College
- University of West Virginia
- Wyoming Technical Institute
- Licensed Nursing Program, NH
- Longy School of Music, MA
- Becket College, MA
- McIntosh College
- Full Sail University, FL
- Coastal Bend College, TX
- University of Phoenix
- US Navy
- US Army
- US Air Force
- US National Guard
Each year, a member of the graduating class is awarded the very special Raymond Burton Award. Executive Councilor Raymond Burton was well-liked and respected by his constituents and the people that he served in his district. The graduate chosen to receive the award in his name displays the attributes personified in Councilor Burton, demonstrating that he or she is accountable, dependable, compassionate, caring, kind, attentive and dedicated.
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 2014/2015 School Calendar (15 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.
2014-2015 BOARD OF TRUSTEES
8:00 am to 10:00 am
North Country Health Consortium Conference Room
260 Cottage Street 2nd Floor, Littleton, NH
The NCCA board meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, November 23, 2015 from 8am to 10am.
Location: 260 Cottage Street, 2nd Floor, NCHC Conference Room
NCCA is seeking public input addressing the following new law that became effective August 1, 2015, specific to Classroom Recordings.
Personally-Identifiable Data and Classroom Recording (Chapter 71) Effective August 1, 2015, RSA 189:65 is amended to provide teachers with the same levels of information protection and privacy afforded to students. Teacher personally identifiable data includes a teacher's social security number, date of birth, personal street address, personal email address, personal telephone number, performance evaluations, and other identifiable information. The statute also prohibits a school from recording a classroom for any purpose without school board approval after a public hearing, and without written consent of the teacher and the parent or legal guardian of each affected student.
January 21, 2016 - 3rd Thursday
March 17, 2016 - 3rd Thursday
May 19, 2016 - 3rd Thursday
June 16, 2016 - 3rd Thursday