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Our Mission

Lake Lure Classical Academy’s mission is to offer a classical, knowledge-based education that fosters critical thinking, civic responsibilities, and virtue for all. 
Outdoor Exploration 
Classical Education 
Lifelong Learning 

About Us

Celebrating its 14th year, Lake Lure Classical Academy is a kindergarten through 12th-grade tuition-free public charter school that is open to all North Carolina students.  We offer free bus transportation, we have over 450 students attending from across four counties.

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Help Lake Lure Continue to Grow

The athletic flagpole, graciously donated by Rita Rash Burch, is quickly becoming a cornerstone of our athletic field enhancements. This spot is very prominent as you enter our outdoor athletic facilities, along with the new scoreboard and dugouts.
Spring Fling 2024

Spring Fling April 26th

LLCA K-5 Community Event
April 26,2024 from 3:30-5:00 pm. 
All families are welcome to this FREE event!
  • 16 Athletic Teams
  • 34 Extracurriculars offered K-12
  • $700M in Merit Scholarships
  • Award Winning Theatre Arts Program
  • K-12 Outdoor Education Programs
  • Over 40% HS Students in College Courses