Is Pinecrest Academy accredited?
Pinecrest Academy is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS).
Who owns Pinecrest?
Our current location in Cumming, GA was found by Pinecrest parent, Bruce Carlisle, and a providential change in plans brought the school on the east side of the 400 corridor with more land than the founders originally planned for.
When were charter school invented?
The first charter school opened in 1992. As of January 2018, laws allowing the creation of charter schools have been passed in 44 states—plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam.
Is the American Academy legit?
The American Academy is accredited by AdvancED, the same non-profit and non-partisan organization that oversees the recognition and professional certification of more than 34,000 educational institutions around the world. The administrative support through The American Academy’s Student Services has been excellent.
What is Nalsas?
National Association for the Legal Support of Alternative Schools – N.A.L.S.A.S.
Is Pinecrest Academy a non profit?
Pinecrest Academy Inc – Nonprofit Explorer – ProPublica.
What are the cons of charter schools?
Disadvantages of Charter Schools
- They may have strict admission requirements that may discourage certain students from applying.
- They sometimes require that parents cover transportation costs.
- They may have less-than-optimal facilities and resources.
What’s the point of charter schools?
All charter schools are tuition-free public schools —open to all students, regardless of their zip code. The charter school model empowers teachers to provide innovative, high-quality instruction and gives them the autonomy to design a classroom that fits their students’ needs.