Welcome to The Founders Academy!
Public Charter School - Grades 5 - 12
2024-2025 Upcoming School Year

Admissions for the 2024-2025 Academic Year 

On Friday, September 15, 2023, The Founders Academy public charter school opened admissions for the 2024-2025 school year. To apply for admission, visit our website at

Applications for the 2024-2025 school year are still being accepted in all grades on a space-available basis. Apply today!

The Founders Academy is an open enrollment, public charter school serving grades 5-12. New Hampshire applicants who meet the school’s admission criteria may apply. The school may accept out-of-state applicants at a fee to be set annually, on a space-available basis. It is important for any applicant considering enrolling at The Founders Academy to be certain that they are interested in pursuing a rigorous education within the
mission and vision of our school. 

Founders' curriculum focuses on student character and a classical education, including studies in history, leadership, ethics, debate, business and finance, classical literature as well as the standard high school curriculum of math, science, languages, and the arts.

For more information, please email [email protected] or call (603) 952-4705.

About The Founders Academy

Conveniently located in Manchester, New Hampshire, The Founders Academy is an open enrollment, free (no tuition) public charter school serving grades 5-12. Enrollment is open to all applicants who legally reside in the State of New Hampshire. We are currently accepting applications for all grades for the 2023-2024 academic year. We’re a vibrant community that serves students from 25 communities in New Hampshire. Let us show you what The Founders Academy has to offer your family!
At The Founders Academy, we pride ourselves in our mission to develop leaders who understand and apply the lessons of the past, demonstrate exceptional character and lead by example. Principled leadership is fostered by means of a curriculum of classical studies that includes analyzing the lives of great men and women of history, mining the rich classical ideals of the Western tradition, and tracing the evolution of the precious and costly idea of liberty. The Academy recognizes the importance of balance in the development of the whole person, and respects each student's journey.
Our curriculum focuses on humanities, mathematics, science, world languages, fine and performing arts,  technology and business, and health and physical education

The Founders Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, national / ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability in its programs, activities, admissions and employment practices. This refers to, but is not limited to, the provisions of the following laws:
• Titles IV, VI, and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 - race color, national origin
• The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
• The Age Discrimination Act of 1975
• Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) - sex
• Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) - disability
• The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) - disability
• NH Law against discrimination (RSA 354-A)
• Title XV Section 194-B:1 

Please contact The Founders Academy with any questions: email [email protected] or call (603) 952-4705.
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