Frequently Asked Questions
What is a charter school?
A charter school is a tuition-free, public school that is open to all students. It is largely free to design and implement its own educational program but must meet state education standards.
Is there a cost to attend Prestige Academy?
No. All charter schools, like all public schools, are tuition-free.
How can families enroll their children at Prestige Academy?
Simply fill out the application and deliver to Prestige Academy. Act now –space is limited!
What is the average class size at Prestige Academy?
The average class size is 25 students.
Does the school have a uniform policy?
Yes. Students are required to wear khaki pants, button down oxford shirt, tie, dress socks, black/brown dress shoes, and a dress belt.
Are students assigned homework daily?
Yes. Students are assigned 1½ to 2 hours of homework on average each night.
What academic support does Prestige Academy provide?
We offer one-on-one and small group tutoring after school as arranged by instructional staff. Students also receive targeted tutoring and academic support focused on individual needs during Saturday Academy two Saturdays per month.
Do you provide transportation to the school?
Yes. A bus company provides transportation to and from school. Depending on residence, some families may need to travel to a designated bus pick-up location.
How is Prestige Academy funded?
Our operating expenses are primarily funded by per-pupil tuition revenue paid by the state and federal and state entitlement grants. We also receive funding from private foundations and individuals to support projects and initiatives.