Philips Academy is a community of learning unlike any other in Charlotte! Designed specifically for students requiring a life-centered approach to education, our program offers a unique combination of remediation, practical instruction and community-based application. Philips Academy is a private non-profit school for students in middle and high school with complex language, learning and/or cognitive disabilities. Philips Academy believes that these students thrive when given a purposeful education that prepares them for all of the benefits and responsibilities of adulthood. Our mission is to provide our students with the academic, occupational and social skills needed to be self-reliant, confident and contributing members of their communities.Philips Academy is a community of learning unlike any other in Charlotte! Designed specifically for students requiring a life-centered approach to education, our program offers a unique combination of remediation, practical instruction and community-based application.Following North Carolina Course of Study guidelines, Philips Academy has crafted a distinctive curriculum matching the individual needs of our students. Serving Middle through High School grades, we offer a long-term educational solution for students;not just a temporary accommodation.To fulfill our mission, Philips Academy is dedicated to hiring experienced and certified teachers, developing strong community networks, and instilling confidence and competence through daily experiences.
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Post-Secondary Program available providing vocational & life skill training
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Student Teacher Ratio
3 : 1
62% Male / 38% Female
Percentage of Student Body
Black or African American
Associations & Memberships
Other associations for exceptional children
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