Lake Lure Classical Academy Offers:

  • A safe, supportive family-oriented learning environment
  • Rigorous content-based curriculum aligned to North Carolina state standards
  • NC EOG and EOC tests, as well as the various assessments such as NCSTAR
  • A focused approach to developing critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Teacher-led instruction that includes exploration and hands-on learning
  • A well-rounded education that includes extracurricular activities such as art, drama, music, and sports
  • Student/teacher/parent partnership in quality education
  • Full-time on-site School Nurse
  • A School Library
  • Free bus transportation across four counties
  • Offering Kindergarten through 12th grade; ideal for families with children of different ages

 Lake Lure Classical Academy is a K-12 tuition-free public charter school open to all North Carolina students. LLCA does not limit admission to students on the basis of intellectual ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, athletic ability, disability, race, creed, gender, national origin, religion or ancestry.   

Our school opened in the fall of 2010 and offers K–12 classes.  Learn more at or phone 828.625.9292 to schedule a Discovery Tour. Open Enrollment: January 1, 2020 - March 31, 2020.