The Neighborhood Academy is a truly exceptional learning community that values character development, the self-respect that comes through hard work, academic achievement, and responsibility to and for the community. Our students learn to think well, write well, and speak well, all with an eye to a future when they will live well. The results of our commitment are simply extraordinary —

100% of our seniors are accepted to college, and 80-85% graduate from college in five years or less!


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Grit and Grace

Friends, Is it possible that 15 years have passed since our opening on September 12, 2001?  Yes, today marks the first day of school in our fifteenth year.  Wow!     There is a restaurant downtown called Grit & Grace.  Like our mascot, the bulldog, grit and grace aptly describe The Neighborhood Academy:  we would not be here without the grit of our founders (staff and board alike), our faculty, or our students.  We would not b ...

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