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Learn. Lead. Change the World!

American Leadership Academy Rock Hill is a tuition-free public charter school coming to the Rock Hill, South Carolina area in Fall 2026! Please sign up for our interest list to receive updates on our progress in bringing our tuition-free charter school to South Carolina! We will open as a Pre-K-8.

Built on a foundation of patriotism and R.A.I.S.E. leadership values, ALA combines academic excellence and character development to create an exceptional educational experience where students can grow as leaders in the classroom and in their community. Students from pre-k through 8th grade can thrive in a moral and wholesome environment complete with academics, sports, extracurriculars, and more. 

New Charter School Coming to Rock Hill, SC

We have heard your requests for more choice in education. ALA is ready to serve the families of Rock Hill by providing the best educational experience to as many students as possible in a moral and wholesome environment. At American Leadership Academy, you are not just a number, you are a member of our family! 

Time-Proven Academics & Curriculum

We take our responsibility to educate your child seriously. ALA’s highly qualified teachers and staff work hard to engage our students through Core Knowledge (not Common Core) curriculum for comprehensive, in-depth learning.

Education Based on R.A.I.S.E. Leadership Values

To us, education is more than a textbook and reading lesson. Education is an experience that nurtures our students' natural talents and helps them become a well-rounded individual and active member of their community. Through our R.A.I.S.E. (respect, accountability, integrity, service, and excellence) values, we're able to help reinforce the values you teach at home in our classrooms.

What is a Charter School?

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Meeting the Needs of Rock Hill, SC Students


Choosing your child’s school is one of the most important decisions you will make during their lifetime. At ALA, we are happy to be a partner in your child’s educational journey. Our staff is dedicated to providing the best learning environment to the families in the Rock Hill, South Carolina area. So what can your family expect when they attend ALA?

  • An environment where students respect themselves, others and their country
  • A program of rigorous academics with value-based curriculum
  • A supportive school family where students are encouraged to be themselves and express their talents
  • A well-rounded educational experience where students can thrive in the classroom and on the field through sports, specials and other extracurricular activities 

Why Choose ALA Rock Hill?

American Leadership Academy has built several successful schools across the country where families have come to recognize our school as a leader in education. ALA’s “A” Rated schools provide students with a well-rounded educational experience inclusive of a values-based curriculum. 

Join Our Pre-K or K-8 Interest List

When you sign up you will receive news and updates about open house events, enrollment information, and more!