ABOUT AVOYELLES PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL
Here at Avoyelles Public Charter School, our goal is to provide a quality education in a loving and fostering environment. It is our firm belief that all students can and will learn if challenged with exceptional academic programs and instructed by knowledgeable, dedicated teachers and staff in a safe, orderly environment. The Board of Directors is committed to providing such an environment for the students enrolled in APCS. Avoyelles Public Charter School teaches rigor, relevance, and relationships to all students by integrating learning across subjects and by integrating primary community resources in daily courses.
Additionally, APCS offers instruction to prepare students for life skills and career opportunities. A wide variety of fine arts classes focusing on instrumental and vocal music, visual arts such as painting, drawing, pottery, etc.; theater, public speaking, and content-area electives will offer students a liberal arts education for a well-rounded background. These research-based educational programs are the tools our professional, competent staff will utilize in providing exceptional, successful learning opportunities for all students at APCS. The focus of APCS is to prepare students to excel in college, to become individual persons of integrity, and to become successful, productive citizens in our communities today and tomorrow. College credit courses are also offered.
Julie C. Roy, Executive Director
APCS Mission Statement
In a safe, orderly, encouraging school environment, students will be guided in the development of character and learning potential in academically rigorous, content-rich educational programs.
Through firm policies of discipline, and with parental and community involvement,the students will master essential academic and life skills to function in a global society.
APCS was founded by Mrs. Julie C. Roy in 2000. It was founded as a Type 2 charter school open to any student in the state of Louisiana. It initially consisted of Kindergarten-5th grades, and one grade was added every year until 2008.