• (919) 682-5903
  • 311 Dowd Street, Durham, NC 27701
  • Mon – Fri 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Students

Developing Strong Leaders, Scholars and Citizens

Global Scholars Academy empowers students to develop their full potential in academics, the arts, and community. We seek to provide enriching opportunities for students to pursue their own creative interests beyond the traditional scholarly disciplines, both inside and outside the classroom. Please take a look at the exciting things going on at our school — and keep an eye out for the great opportunities to be added in the future.

Soaring with passion to succeed and excel.

GLOBAL SCHOLARS ACADEMY STUDENT CREED

I pledge my loyalty to Global Scholars Academy, In my heart and my mind, you shall remain, I am a student seeking to be a scholar, Failure is not an option today or tomorrow. I am destined for greatness and in that I believe, In all of my efforts, I will seek to achieve. I will be disciplined, focused, and on time, Courteous, responsible, organized, and kind. As a proud eagle, I will soar to new heights and Accept the challenges before me. I am on a mission to elevate myself, my community, and all of humanity.

COMING FALL 2017!

Dress Codes

Student appearance should be conducive to learning and reflect the serious commitment of our educational environment. Students are expected to be neat, clean, and in an approved school uniform every day. All students are expected to wear a uniform that fits appropriately and is in good condition.

 

Purchasing

To order additional uniform shirts, please call the front office.

Stay tuned for the launch of the GSA Spirit Store in the coming weeks.!

We have support in place to help families who may have difficulty purchasing uniforms – please contact us directly for more information.

POWER SCHOOL

PowerSchool provides an innovative K-12 education technology platform that fuels operations, classrooms, student growth, and family engagement.

STUDY ISLAND

Study Island helps students from kindergarten through 12th grade master grade-level academic goals in a fun and engaging manner. It combines rigorous content that is customized to state-specific standards in math, reading, writing, science, and social studies with interactive features and games that reinforce and reward learning achievement.

LEXIA

Lexia Reading Core5® supports educators in providing differentiated literacy instruction for students of all abilities in grades from pre-K–5. Lexia’s research-proven program provides explicit, systematic, personalized learning in the six areas of reading instruction, targeting skill gaps as they emerge, and providing teachers with the data and student-specific resources they need for individual or small-group instruction.

ZEARN

Zearn Math is based on Eureka Math / EngageNY and is designed to partner with teachers to create a personalized learning experience for every student.

READING A-Z

Reading A-Z has won a number of educational awards for its innovations in reading instruction. The site has thousands of downloadable books in multiple languages and teaching and learning materials across a range of grade levels in special education and special needs, remedial reading, ESL, and ELL.

XTRAMATH

XtraMath is a Seattle 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to math achievement for all. Their goal is to develop effective, efficient, adaptive, and intrinsically rewarding supplemental math activities.

MOBY MAX

In over 73% of K-8 public schools, MobyMax is rapidly changing the classroom. Their mission is to create a global, research-powered curriculum that enables every child everywhere to learn twice as fast.

KHAN ACADEMY

Khan Academy is a customized learning resource for all ages that offers exercises, videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. They tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more by using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps.

NEWSLEA

Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that supercharges reading engagement and learning in every subject.

SMI/SRI Student Access

Parent/Student Handbook copy is available in the front office and will be available online soon.