Columbus Charter School second grade students Natalee Kern, Hadley Dove, and Kenley Smeigh learn ballet dancing as part of their Shakespeare Day celebration. Columbus Charter School teaches students a classical curriculum including Shakespeare, Homer, and Latin. Shakespeare Day also consists of contra dancing, a puppet show of Romeo & Juliet, and a medieval sword technique demonstration.
Columbus Charter School is one of four public charter schools managed by The Roger Bacon Academy, Inc. founded in 1999 by education pioneer Baker Mitchell. The other schools include Charter Day School in Leland, Douglass Academy in Wilmington, and South Brunswick Charter School in Southport with a combined enrollment of over 2,100 students in K-8. All four are tuition-free, charter schools that welcome all students, regardless of income, ability, or address. To learn more or enroll online, please visit EnrollRBA.com