School Profile

Developing Thoughtful, Articulate Young Adults

Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy (TJCA-CFA) is a public charter school, offering a college-preparatory education to students in grades Kindergarten through twelve. TJCA-CFA is open to North Carolina students. There is NO TUITION. Students from Rutherford, Cleveland, Polk, and McDowell counties currently attend TJCA-CFA.

“A society that wishes to be both ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, wants what never was, and never will be.”

—Thomas Jefferson

 

School Charter

Take a look at our original charter application approved in 1998 by the NC Department of Public Instruction. 

 

School Profile

For a brief overview of Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy, view our 2013-2014 school profile.

 

NC Report Card

2012-13 North Carolina TJCA-CFA School Report Card

 

Technology Plan

View our recently updated 2014-2016 Technology Plan which discusses how we intend to acquire, implement, maintain, and fund technology in the coming years.

 

Our Mascot

The Gryphon - A mythical creature that is part lion, part eagle.  Click on the link to learn more.