Healthy Start Academy
807 West Chapel Hill Street
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 956-5599
Fax: (919) 688-9027
Regular Office Hours
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Welcome to Healthy Start Academy – the first tuition-free public charter school established in North Carolina. Since opening its doors in 1997, Healthy Start Academy has served the Research Triangle as a leader in school choice education. Browse our website to find out more about the Academy and how we achieve our Mission.
Healthy Start Academy welcomes K-8 students.
We promote and encourage parental involvement.
We provide teachers with the tools and resources to be innovative.
We expect students to come to school ready to learn and achieve.
Students should experience education in a safe and structured academic environment.
Students should value learning and be respectful, responsible, and accountable for their actions.
The faculty and staff should promote support, fairness, consistency, and continuous improvement.
School should challenge students in ways that promote quality performance, critical thinking, and
problem solving skills that will enable them to thrive in the global society of the 21st century.