First Day Back for Academic Plus Charter School

Published 08/07 2014 07:07PM

Updated 08/07 2014 07:10PM

MAUMELLE, AR - It's the first day for students at Academics Plus charter school in Maumelle.

Founded in 2001 the school recently hit a milestone gaining approval to expand their student body from 650 to 850.

Academics Plus Charter School was the state's first charter school.

This year, the school added programs like archery and lego robotics.

"We are hidden but I think you will start hearing Academic Plus name a lot more than you have, we are doing some big things," says Principal Kimberly Willis.

Academic Plus offers grades K-12.

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