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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 - Second Grade for the 2018-2019 school year. Children are eligible for Kindergarten if they are five years of age by September 30 of the current year. Spaces are limited. Students currently attending or zoned to attend Cambeiro Elementary School are guaranteed admission.
Q: Do students have to wear uniforms?
A: Yes. Futuro Academy is currently able to provide starter uniform polos upon enrolling at the start of school. 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.
Q: When does school start this year?
A: Futuro Academy has Kindergarten orientation from August 8-10, 2018 (8am-11am). All students begin regularly scheduled classes on August 13, 2018. A full calendar is available in the Parent Hub.
Q: What is the schedule at Futuro Academy?
A: Futuro Academy opens doors at 7:30am and classes begin at 8:00am Monday through Friday. On Monday through Thursday, Kindergarten dismissal is at 3:40pm and all other grades at 4:00pm. On Friday, Kindergarten dismissal is at 2:15pm and all other grades at 2:30pm.
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. If able to, please instead choose to donate high demand supplies including Kleenex, Hand Sanitizer, and Expo (Dry Erase) markers.