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Our classical model charter school, Jacksonville Classical Academy East, opens next Fall, 2022. It is a licensed user of the Hillsdale College K-12 curriculum through its Barney Charter School Initiative and is also part of The Optima Foundation family of schools. 

Applications for the student selection lottery are now being received on our website and Parent Information Meetings are being added to the calendar. For parents that are seeking a more challenging, inspirational school experience for their child, Jacksonville Classical Academy East is the perfect place.


Jacksonville Classical Academy East is located in Arlington at 5900 Fort Caroline Road. JXCE is a tuition-free public charter school.  The school’s classical education model will offer students a sound curriculum based on the traditions of the liberal arts and sciences, with instruction in the principles of moral character and civic virtue.