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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Newpoint Academy Charter Schools Coming to Pensacola--Open House March 1st

Two Newpoint Academy Charter Schools will be starting classes this fall in Escambia County.  These schools are currently enrolling students, and there is an open house scheduled for March 1st at 6:00 PM at the Tryon Branch Library on Langley Ave. in Pensacola.

The Newpoint Schools currently operate successful campuses in Tampa and Panama City, and the newest campuses will be here in Pensacola.

I'm told that Newpoint feels that if they can enroll 150 in their middle school academy, and 150 students in their 9th and 10th grade high school program-this will be a success.  There will be two lotteries for entrance, one in late March and a second in May.

The school does not yet have a location, however representatives from Newpoint have stated their campus will be somewhere within a radius of 5 miles from Cordova Mall.  (This does not narrow the location much, though)

For further information on Newpoint, their philosophy, and enrollment procedures, contact Donna Horton
at  donna.horton@newpointeducation.com

Their website is here

1 comment:

Pensacola School said...

I can't wait till they come to Pensacola. This should really help out the schools.