Foundation Academy Expands to Meet Demand

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Foundation Academy is now the largest, fastest growing charter school in Richland County. Foundation Academy opened in 2007 to 144 students and now serves more than 300 Kindergarten through 8th grade students. With enrollment swelling, the academy is adding seven additional classrooms to serve 75 additional students.

Foundation Academy is now the largest, fastest growing charter school in Richland County. Foundation Academy opened in 2007 to 144 students and now serves more than 300 Kindergarten through 8th grade students. With enrollment swelling, the academy is adding seven additional classrooms to serve 75 additional students. This will be the second time the school adjusts its classroom walls to make room for its growing population. Last spring, the school community moved from a smaller facility to a larger building on Wyandotte Avenue to meet the enrollment demand.

JoAnn Hipsher, the Chief Administrative Officer at Foundation is very excited about the growth. “We continue to grow," Hispsher said. "I think parents and students are drawn to us, in part, because we have a good curriculum that includes integrated social studies and humanities."

The construction for the building expansion is scheduled to be complete in mid-April; a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held in May.

Foundation Academy, a Kindergarten through 8th grade public charter school located in Mansfield, OH and is managed by Mosaica Education, Inc. The academy implements Mosaica’s educational model which focuses on individualized instruction, technology in the classroom, parental involvement, community support, and the Paragon© Curriculum. Paragon© Curriculum offers a college liberal arts core education to students beginning in kindergarten. The student-centered, discovery-based, multi-cultural program is designed to addresses students’ multiple intelligences and individual learning styles.

About Mosaica Education:
Mosaica Education, Inc. is a global education company that operates high-performing charter schools and provides related services in the United States and Internationally. The company manages more than 90 elementary, middle and high school programs in eight states, the District of Columbia and internationally. Mosaica-managed schools utilize a unique school design, which combines a proprietary curriculum called Paragon©, with state-of-the-art technology. http://www.mosaicaeducation.com

About Foundation Academy:
Foundation Academy is a public charter school located at 1050 Wyandotte Avenue, Mansfield, Ohio. The academy offers an integrated program which includes; art, foreign language, individualized instruction, state-of-the-art technology and the Paragon© curriculum. http://www.foundationacad.org

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