Located in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Grandfather Academy is a North Carolina Public Alternative Charter School

Mission Statement The mission of Grandfather Academy is to provide special educational opportunities for students who have been estranged by emotional, sexual, or other abuse.

The school will work in a personalized way to help each child to develop to their fullest potential. This mission will be realized through Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for Special Education students and Individual Education Goals (IEGs) for all other students, integration of therapeutic treatment within the educational setting, involvement by all individuals concerned with the child, and through the availability of high quality personnel, equipment, and curriculum needed to meet the needs of the individual child.