NWA k-5 Public charter school
We specialize in trauma-centered education
Early childhood trauma is a pervasive and growing challenge in Northwest Arkansas.
Hope Academy provides a uniquely crafted environment that allows children from trauma to flourish. Through evidence based practices, our school provides an environment conducive to social/emotional development and academic success.
About Hope Academy
Hope Academy utilizes cutting edge practices, grounded in over 30 years of trauma research, to assist students in creating neural pathways that heal the wounds of trauma.
As a part of the Hope Academy family, you and your child will receive wrap around services unique to your individual journeys. Our staff are committed to providing responsive, results driven solutions aimed at providing lifelong success for our children. Hope Academy stands strong in the fight against early childhood trauma and it is our honor to serve the community as we answer the call.
“Here, They Can Just Be Kids. They Can Love to Learn Again”
Updated 5 months ago
“The Walton Family Foundation is proud to support the pioneering work the school is doing to help ensure the most vulnerable children in Northwest Arkansas have access to a high-quality education.”
Why Give Children Choices and Compromises?
Updated 5 months ago
Giving a child (age appropriate) choices is essential for their optimal growth and development. Allowing the child to make a choice: helps a child learn to be competent at making choices-gives the child a sense of (age appropriate) autonomy and self efficacy conveys the message to the child that they are important to you, that […]
Play is the Language of Children
Updated 6 months ago
It is vital to optimal development. When a child plays, they reduce their stress reactivity, fine tune sensory motor and processing systems, develop social skills, build relationships with others and learn. As adults, we can help by making sure our kids have time for play and that we are encouraging physical play and guiding them […]