Elementary Students Blue Out to Support AutismMr. Duffey in AdvisoryMS Staff at NCCAT 2014Middle Students Blue Out to Support AutismMiddle School Students on the Ski TripTug-of-War at Field Day 20147th Graders in the OBX at the Wright Bros MuseumTug-of-War at Field Day 2014Mrs. Duncan and a special student at Field Day 2014A group of students at Field Day 2014An elementary class at Field Day 2014Frisbee tossing at Field Day 2014A student at Mountain Trail Outdoor SchoolA student with a painted face at the 3b Music Festival.Students at the 3b Music Festival.Students performing at the 3b Music Festival.Students in band class at the middle school.


2015-2016 Information

We have two exciting announcements for the 2015-2016 school year!

We will be refreshing and expanding our 1:1 technology initiative. This year, all students in grades 4-8 will receive an iPad Air to enhance their studies across the curriculum.

Additionally, after school care is now available at the middle school through Renaissance Adventures. Check out the middle school tab to get more information and print out an application!

Career Opportunities

ARS currently has two openings for the 2015-2016 school year! Please see our Careers page for more information.


NC School Report Card

The 2013-2014 North Carolina School Report Card was released today, Thursday, February 5th. Click the image below to access a snapshot of our school. To see the full report, click the button below.

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PBiS Model School

ARS was recently recognized as a PBiS Model School in North Carolina!


Parents' Corner

Open House

Open House for grades K-5 is Monday, August 10th from 5:00 – 7:00pm. Parents of 4th and 5th graders should be sure to stop by the 1:1 iPad station while at open house to sign paperwork.

Open House for 6th grade is Tuesday, August 11th, from 5:00 – 7:00pm. Parents and students may visit classrooms from 5:00 – 5:30pm. At 5:30pm, we will begin a mandatory iPad information and pickup session. From 6:30 – 7:00, teachers and staff will be available for any other questions.

Open House for 7th and 8th grade is Monday, August 10th, from 6-8pm. Parents and students may visit classrooms from 6:00 – 6:30pm. At 6:30pm, we will begin a mandatory iPad information and pickup session. From 7:30 – 8:00, teachers and staff will be available for any other questions.

Uniform Pick-Up

Any items ordered before July 10th will be available for pick up on August 6th from 2:00-6:00pm in the elementary board room.

Please be sure to have the required uniform items on hand by the start of school on August 12th!

Email Communications

Many parents have reported that our email communications are arriving in the Spam folder with most major email providers. The links below will walk you through marking our messages as "not spam." The email address that our communications are sent from is noreply@arsnc.org.

2015-2016 School Calendar

Thank you for all of the parent and staff input regarding the school calendar for the 2015-2016 school year.  The calendar below was recently approved by the ARS Board of Directors.

2015-2016 School Calendar (PDF)

Mr. Hall's Monthly Messenger

Keep up with our Head of School, Mr. Tony Hall, in his monthly newsletter.

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Important Dates

Summer Reading Drop-Off Program

American Renaissance School is excited to offer a free opportunity this summer to support reading for our students. During the weeks of June 22-26, July 6-10, July 13-17, and July 20-24, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9:00-12:00, you may sign up to drop-off your child for one hour of online reading support via Study Island. Students will report to the Renaissance Center in the K-5 building. The program will be limited to five students per each hour (9:00-10:00, 10:00-11:00 and 11:00-12:00). It is important for parents to be on time for drop-off and pick-up! Please call the school (704-924-8870) to sign up.


  • Have a wonderful and safe summer break!
  • The next regularly scheduled board meeting will be Wednesday, July 22nd at 6:30pm.