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Q: What is a charter school?
A: A charter school is an independently run public school that is granted greater flexibility in its operations in return for greater accountability for performance. Charter schools were established to give parents academic choices for their children and provide a learning environment to improve student achievement.
Q: Does Futuro Academy charge tuition?
A: No. Futuro Academy, as a public charter school, is tuition-free. There are also no fees to apply. We believe thathigh-quality education is a right that every child deserves.
Q: Who is eligible to enroll at Futuro Academy?
A: Enrollment is currently open to students who will be entering Kindergarten - Third Grade for the 2019-2020 school year. Children are eligible for Kindergarten if they are five years of age by September 30 of the current year. Spaces are limited.
Q: Do students have to wear uniforms?
A: Yes. Students must wear khaki bottoms of their choice with no visible logos, and close-toed shoes of their choice with school appropriate imagery or content. Uniform purchases are available through our partner Campus Club Uniforms at www.campusclubuniforms.com using school code 1012 or visiting their North Store location at 2411 Tech Center Ct. #107, Las Vegas, NV 89128. If you need assistance with uniforms, please contact the Futuro Academy office.
Q: When does school start this year?
A: SCHEDULE, CALENDAR, AND IN PERSON ATTENDANCE MAY BE IMPACTED BY NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GUIDANCE, PLEASE REFER TO LATEST REOPENING PLAN POSTED IN PARENT HUB. Futuro Academy has Socially Distanced Open House from August, 17-21 2020. All students begin regularly scheduled classes on August 24, 2020. A full calendar is available in the Parent Hub.
Q: What is the schedule at Futuro Academy?
A: SCHEDULE, CALENDAR, AND IN PERSON ATTENDANCE MAY BE IMPACTED BY NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GUIDANCE, PLEASE REFER TO LATEST REOPENING PLAN POSTED IN PARENT HUB - Futuro Academy opens doors at 8:30am and classes begin at 9:00am Monday through Friday. Kindergarten and First Grade dismissal is at 3:00pm and Grades 2+ at 3:15 pm to maintain distancing.
Q: What supplies does my student need?
A: Futuro Academy will provide all school supplies for use at school, including folders to take home announcements and homework, and will issue a Chromebook to all students for home use. If able to, please instead choose to purchase a backpack for your student and if possible donate high demand supplies including Kleenex, Hand Sanitizer, and Expo (Dry Erase) markers. Purchase of durable personal personal protective equipment (masks, gloves, shields) is recommended at this time given the COVID19 pandemic.