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Next Generation Academy is on a mission to ensure that the educational needs of East Greensboro communities; characterized by low socio-economic status, racial and ethnic diversity, and a multitude of single family households are being met. Within a 5 mile radius of the NGA campus, there are 13 elementary schools with approximately 3900 (3-5 graders) enrolled. The average reading score for the these elementary  schools based on recent test data is 34 proficiency for all students.

Of the 3900 students tested, 2574 ( 66%) are not reading on grade level!

Are the educational  needs of our students being met?

The NGA will improve student learning. NGA expects student success rates on EOC’s and EOG’s to exceed 80%. We believe and we aim to make an impact in the lives of these students who are being left behind.

Of the 3900 students tested at the 13 surrounding elementary schools, 2574 or 66% are not reading on grade level. Are the educational  needs of our students being met?

Dr. Sam Misher, Board Chairman

Purpose

Next Generation Academy is Greensboro’s newest charter school offering a stimulating curriculum and a supportive environment to ensure our students experience success every day. Next Generation emphasizes personalized learning to improve student achievement. Personalized learning is student-centered and allows the student to drive their learning. All students will receive teacher directed, on grade level or above instruction during the core instruction blocks in reading, math, and science.

Mission

The mission of Next Generation Academy is to inspire students to become productive 21st century literate citizens. NGA’s mission emphasizes the idea of personalized learning. We will improve student achievement by focusing on personalized learning. Personalized learning is student-centered and allows the student to drive their learning.

Vision

In order to become a productive 21st century citizen, every student will develop and demonstrate effective reading, writing, speaking and listening skills by participating in high quality, explicit literacy instruction across all content areas.