Curriculum and Instruction
Common Core State Standards
FLA is a public charter school. We follow the same standards as the district public schools in North Carolina. The current standards adopted by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction are the Common Core State Standards in the areas of Math and English/Language arts for grades Kindergarten- 12th grade. North Carolina has adopted essential standards for the areas of English as a Second Language, Science, Social Studies, World Languages, Arts Education and Healthful Living.
Project Based Learning
We are a project based learning school. Want to learn more about PBL? Click on the link below and learn why PBL is important.
NC School Report Card
Falls Lake Academy students are assessed according to NCDPI Accountability Standards. These assessments include:
EOG Reading- Grades 3-8
EOG Math- Grades 3-8
EOG Science- Grades 5 and 8
NCFE Science- Grades 6 and 7
NCFE Social Studies- Grades 6-8
EOC- Math I, Biology, and English II
NCFE- English I, English II, English IV, Earth&Environmental Science, Physical Science, Chemistry, Physics, World History, Civics, American History I, American History II, Math II, Math III, Precalculus, and Advanced Functioning and Modeling