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By the Numbers: Charter School Graduation Rates

By |2019-05-02T09:12:17-04:00February 11th, 2019|

Did you know that charter schools boast some of the highest graduation rates across the country? Perhaps this is because of their small class sizes, specialized learning, or leadership models. Or maybe it’s because of their college programs, community involvement, or business partnerships. No matter the reason, students who are attending charter schools like EEACS are experiencing more widespread success than their counterparts at other schools. Take a look at some of the stats below to discover just how charter schools are changing lives and communities. In a study of charter schools in the Washington, DC area, it was discovered that [...]

3 Benefits of Arts Education

By |2019-05-02T09:09:24-04:00October 17th, 2018|

Here at Executive Education Academy Charter School in Allentown, we encourage our students to get involved, especially in arts education. Simply walk down our halls and you’ll catch a glimpse of some of our students’ murals or hear the sounds of our elementary schoolers rehearsing for their big concert. From the drama club and choir to the art club and journalism, students have every opportunity to cover their hands in paint, sing at the top of their lungs, perform on stage, and find their words. Why do we encourage the arts here at EEACS? We’ll give you three reasons. Our Students [...]

4 Ways Business Education is Preparing EEACS Students for the Future

By |2019-05-02T09:11:09-04:00September 13th, 2018|

Executive Education Academy Charter School in Allentown boasts one of the only business education programs for grades K-12 in the Lehigh Valley. With plenty of internships, volunteer opportunities, and community partnerships, EEACS students are learning the skills they need to be college-ready and workforce-ready well before graduation. They Learn the Latest Technology Technology is always changing and its role in the workplace is only going to grow. This is why we help our students understand the importance of technology early on. Starting in kindergarten, students learn keyboarding and software. They also learn more advanced skills like graphics and spreadsheets. Very quickly, [...]

4 Summer Study Tips to Help Students Make the Grade

By |2019-05-02T09:07:37-04:00August 9th, 2018|

Summer’s full of sunshine and sand, fireworks and fireflies, and pools and picnics. It is easy to forget about books and tests and presentations. However, if your child isn’t exercising their brain during the summer, the transition back to school in September can be quite difficult. Studying doesn’t have to be hard. Your child can still enjoy summer and take some time to study their favorite school subjects. Whether your child is in elementary school, middle school, or high school, we’ve put together four simple summer study tips to help your child keep their brain moving, keep their creativity flowing, and [...]

EEACS Celebrates Its Teachers!

By |2019-05-02T09:07:51-04:00May 21st, 2018|

From May 7 until May 11, we celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week and took time to recognize the wonderful teachers who spend every day helping our students grow into confident, resilient community leaders.  With classes to teach, papers to grade, and lesson plans to draft, our teachers are always busy making sure our students are engaged and challenged in the classroom. But they also do plenty outside the classroom as well. From running our student activities to volunteering at our local events, our teachers demonstrate true Raptor pride. Teachers were surprised with free breakfasts, packed lunches, small gifts, and plenty of kudos! [...]

EEACS Holding Summer BOOST Program for Students in Grades K-5

By |2019-05-02T09:08:03-04:00April 19th, 2018|

EEACS is excited to announce the start of a brand-new summer program for students in kindergarten through 5th grade! Beginning on July 9, Summer BOOST will help students struggling in math or reading by engaging them in a variety of academic activities that will offer remediation on specific foundational skills. Led by experienced teachers, this program will give students the opportunity to improve reading fluency, reading comprehension, math computation, and math problem-solving. It is our hope that this program will help both you and your child gain more confidence in his or her academic abilities as they move on to their [...]