The Academy of Hope

Enabling students of Horry County to excel as scholars, professionals and citizens by offering unique opportunities that will challenge their intellectual abilities and give them hope to dream.

Currently Enrolling Grades Pre-K - 8th

HOPE began its first academic year with grades Kindergarten through 4 and continues to grow a grade annually to eventually accommodate grades Pre-k through 8.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest - Benjamin Franklin

Gold Award (rating) for Academic Excellence

Congratulations to the staff and students of the Academy of Hope Free Public Charter School of Conway for receiving the Gold Award (rating)for Academic Excellence from the SC Education Oversight Committee!

Welcome to the Academy of Hope

Located in Conway SC, the Academy of Hope is a free public charter school founded in the summer of 2009. The mission of the Academy of Hope is to maximize the potential inherent in every student by building character, promoting critical thinking, encouraging intellectual curiosity, cultivating entrepreneurship and instilling a sense of global responsibility.

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Academy of Hope is a year-round Free Public Charter School. We are currently accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Space is limited! Once spots are filled, you will be added to a waiting list.

Calendar / Events

Calendar / Events
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20th of August 2016 11:10 AM Link
1st Grader Marcus Norfleet was photographed in the Horry Independent. Good job Marcus!
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19th of August 2016 04:11 PM Link
Thank you to Thyssene Fredrick & the members of Jack & Jill of America (Conway Chapter) for the donated school supplies ! Very much needed & very much appreciated.
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2nd of August 2016 07:49 AM
Our free full day Pre K, 4 year old Program still has spaces available, but is quickly filling up. No entrance testing required! Please call school office for additional information at 843-397-5719!
30th of July 2016 12:49 PM
Free bookbags and school supplies for kids ( until 3pm) at the Verizon store across from the Conway Walmart. Kids need to be present.
25th of July 2016 04:06 PM
Awesome 1st day back for students! In addition to offering Mandarin& Spanish AOH is pleased to offer advanced math for 5th grade students, Orchestra for grades 3-8, Pre Algebra & Algebra for grades 6-8th.
25th of July 2016 05:44 AM
Welcome Back Students! Happy First Day of the 2016-2017 school year 🎉
12th of July 2016 02:56 PM Link
School resumes on Monday, July 25, 2016. Staff returns on Monday, July 18, 2016. The supply list can be found by going to the website at click the parent tab at the top and supply list.
2nd of July 2016 06:12 AM Link
Congratulations CCU!
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29th of June 2016 05:50 PM Link
Meet Jenna Grace Williams. Jenna is the newest member of our AOH family. She weighs 6 pounds 11oz. She's the daughter of Proud parents Richard & Meghan Williams! Congratulations to the Williams family!
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26th of June 2016 07:36 PM Link
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23rd of June 2016 10:58 AM Link
Kindergarten Year End by Amanda Vincent (May 2016)
23rd of June 2016 08:05 AM Link
Chronicles of our 5th grade playcard study trip
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15th of June 2016 01:58 AM
Congratulations to our Principal, Melissa McCloud!!! After 7 years of hard work, she has earned her Doctorate!!! We at Academy of Hope are proud of you...WELL DESERVED!!! Once again congratulations!!!!

Dr. Melissa McCloud
9th of June 2016 04:31 AM
Condolences & sympathies are expressed to the families of Rose Jackson ( substitute & grandmother of Imani Jackson)& Richard Washington ( landscaper for the school & brother in law of Charmaine Wilkes). Please uplift these families in prayer.
8th of June 2016 11:07 AM
Open Registration will be held Tuesday June 14, 2016 from 7:30am until 5:00pm. Please reserve your child(ren) space as it is limited. If you may have any questions please contact school office at 843-397-5719.
8th of June 2016 11:07 AM
Open Registration will be held Tuesday June 14, 2016 from 7:30am until 5:00pm. Please reserve your child(ren) space as it is limited. If you may have any questions please contact school office at 843-397-5719.
1st of June 2016 03:34 PM
Excitement & sadness filled the air as we waved goodbye to our kids. Have a great summer!😃
31st of May 2016 04:21 PM Link
Congratulations to Angelia Robinson who was nominated by her peers as Teacher of the Year for AOH & to Nakisha Riley Frazier who was nominated as Staff Person of the year!Congratulations ladies!!! 🎉🎉🎉
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31st of May 2016 04:17 AM Link
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31st of May 2016 04:14 AM
Early dismissal today, 12:00