School Information


Cherokee Charter Academy opened in August 2011 at 2126 Sixes Road in Canton, Georgia. We are a SACS Accredited, tuition-free public charter school educating students in grades K-8. Cherokee Charter Academy is governed by the Georgia Charter Educational Foundation and is a member of the Charter Schools USA family of schools.

School Hours

Student Drop off: starting at 7:25am 
K - 8th Grade: 8:00am - 3pm 

Office Hours

7:30am - 3:30pm

School Calendar

2014-2015 School Calendar

Programs & Services

  • Parent access to PowerSchool's Student Information System
  • Enforced uniform policy
  • Before and after care
  • Free/reduced lunch program

Who is eligible to attend?

Cherokee Charter Academy is open to K-8 school aged students who reside in Cherokee county.

Information for Parents

Parent-Student Handbook

2014-15 Parent-Student Handbook - The Cherokee Charter Academy Parent/Student Handbook is filled with detailed information that will assist you in understanding the expectation of our students and parents at school. This handbook has been designed to help you work as partners with us in your child's education.

Before/After Care Program

Before and After care is available onsite during the school year on a daily or monthly basis. To enroll in the Before or After Care program, please complete the registration form. Please click here for the cost and payment schedule. Be sure to review the Before/After Care Parent Handbook for policies and guidelines.

Program Hours:
Before Care - starting at 6:30am
After Care - until 6:00pm

Meal Service

Breakfast and lunch service will be available to all students. Breakfast costs $1.50 and Lunch costs $2.85. Reduced breakfast costs $.30 and reduced lunch costs $.40. Cherokee Charter Academy will participate in the National School Lunch Program and free or reduced pricing will be available to those students who meet the guidelines.

View our breakfast and lunch menus by visiting First, select your state. Next, for District select your school name. Last, for School Name select your school name again. This will allow you to view your school's menus by day, week, and month!

Great news! We are now accepting online payments for breakfast and lunch through e-Funds for Schools. You must register with e-Funds first, but then you can make online payments anytime! Register here. If you have questions about e-Funds for Schools or are having problems registering, please contact e-Funds directly by clicking on the Customer Service link at the bottom of your school's e-Funds page.

Food Service Inspection Report - In accordance with Senate Bill 1908, the school's health certificate/inspection report is available for review.

The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act requires school cafeterias to meet new federal nutrition standards for school lunches and breakfasts. Read our "School Meals Have Changed!" flyer to learn more!

School Uniforms

**Please note the new uniform vendor for 2014-15 is Uniform Source**
School uniforms must be purchased exclusively from Uniform Source and will be sold from their store located at 2141 North Cobb Parkway or online at Please click here for our complete uniform policy.

Uniform Source Store Information

School Supplies

Keep this basic supply list handy to make your back to school shopping is as easy as A,B,C!  Please keep in mind that each teacher may have additional items that they may require.


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