Learn More, By Doing More at ARCHES Academy

At ARCHES Academy we believe in understanding our students’ preferred learning styles so we can make individual learning plans that cater specifically to each child. After an assessment, we are able to create a personalized day-to-day class schedule based on each student’s needs. A commonality...


May 26, 2021

For The Love Of Our Country: Patriotism at ARCHES Academy

At ARCHES Academy, we say the Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag. Every morning that is how we start our day. We do this because we believe in this pledge, we teach what the pledge means, and we do this daily to remind our kiddos why this pledge is so important.Over 200 years ago, the...


May 21, 2021

Follow the Leaders at ARCHES Academy

At ARCHES Academy, our commitment is to help each K-8 student achieve mastery of the standards by use of authentic learning experiences, coaching and mentoring, freedom of choice, and personal responsibility. Our methods produce outstanding individuals who not only demonstrate exceptional...

Leadership Philosophy

April 28, 2021

Community Galore!

At ARCHES Academy our small class sizes allow our committed and caring teachers to truly know and meet each K-8 student where they are in their educational journey. A big part of what makes our time together so positive is all the fun we have together. Festivals and events abound, as well as...


April 19, 2021

Get to Know ARCHES Academy Founder, Michelle Edwards

Michelle Edwards is the founder of ARCHES Academy. It’s her vision and hard work that brought our free K-8 public charter school into fruition. Read on to experience, in Michelle’s own words, how she came to see the need for a different type of school -- one that supports every type of learner....


April 14, 2021

Who We Are: Novice, Apprentice, Scholar, Master

The old way of grouping students together into grades just because they are the same age has resulted in far too many students struggling to keep up with their peers and giving up on themselves. Other students are bored because they have already mastered the material and are now trying to...


April 13, 2021

Engagement & Choice at ARCHES Academy

Giving students a choice in their learning elevates their academic experiences in several ways. At ARCHES Academy, we see high student engagement because we allow our students to have a say in what they’re learning, exploring and developing. We believe in the importance of choice as a means to...


April 5, 2021

Our Self-Paced Mastery Program

ARCHES Academy is a new approach to K-8 public education. The ‘old way’ of grouping students together by age results in struggle. Some students can’t keep up. Other students are bored. Worst of all, students are giving up on themselves or are causing trouble to entertain themselves. What can be...

Philosophy Curriculum

March 31, 2021

Character Development and Leadership: Something for Everybody

Honor, courage, strength, and discipline are values to live by. ARCHES Academy teaches about the importance of these core values and builds positive character traits and confident and competent leaders using several exciting and dynamic methods.The root of our program revolves around the Warrior...

Leadership Curriculum Philosophy

March 15, 2021

Top 10 Reasons to Attend ARCHES Academy

At ARCHES Academy, it doesn't matter where students begin with us academically. We heartily meet our kiddos where they are academically, socially, and emotionally -- and help get them where they are able to be. Our small, close-knit public school thrives due to our supportive, individualized and...

Philosophy Community Curriculum Leadership mentoring Arts & Music

February 25, 2021


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