Q: What is a charter school?
A: A charter school is an independently run public school that is granted greater flexibility in its operations in return for greater accountability for performance. Charter schools were established to give parents academic choices for their children and provide a learning environment to improve student achievement.
Q: How much does it cost?
A: Nothing! Battle Born Academy is free to attend. There are also no fees to apply. We believe that high-quality education is a right that all children deserve.
Q: Who is eligible to enroll at BBA?
A: Enrollment is currently open to students entering Kindergarten, First Grade, Fifth Grade, and Sixth Grade for the 2022-2023 school year. Children are eligible for Kindergarten if they are five years of age on/before the first day of school, August 8, 2022. Space is limited.
Q: Do students wear uniforms?
A: Yes. BBA has a "school spirit" uniform. This means students must wear a Battle Born Academy shirt but may wear bottoms and shoes of their choosing, with appropriate imagery or content. To offset the cost of uniforms, each student receives a BBA polo and a BBA t-shirt annually. Families may purchase additional uniform tops - details coming soon.
Q: When does school start this year?
A: The first day of school is August 8, 2022. The BBA 2022-2023 Academic calendar is available here. The calendar has been approved by the Department of Education and is set for the 2022-2023 school year, excepting emergency situations.
Q: What is the schedule at BBA?
A: Battle Born Academy opens its doors at 8:30am Monday through Friday. Students receive breakfast in morning advisory. Dismissal for all students is at 3:30pm. Before and after school care is available. Before school begins at 7:00 a.m. After school concludes at 6:00 p.m. Families wishing to utilize before/after school and/or extended care for school breaks can sign up in the coming weeks - more info will be coming via email to our enrolled families.
Q: What supplies does my student need?
A: Battle Born Academy will provide all school supplies for use at school and will issue a computer to all students. If able to, please instead choose to purchase a backpack for your student and if possible donate high-demand supplies including Kleenex, Hand Sanitizer, and Expo (Dry Erase) markers. Purchase of durable personal protective equipment (masks, gloves, shields) is recommended at this time given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Q: Where iS Battle Born Academy located?
A: BBA is located at 4201 E. Bonanza Rd. Las Vegas NV 89110. This is our temporary home where we plan to locate for 1-2 years while we find, purchase, and renovate our forever home. We are proud to be neighbors with and tenants of Equipo Academy, a 6-12 grade charter school. They occupy the building next door (4131 E. Bonanza Rd.).