Investing in potential, creating change.
Our Sole Focus
At Beacon Education, we are driven by the belief that a child’s zip code should not determine their destiny. By ensuring equitable access to high quality education, we empower children and their families to close and even reverse the achievement and opportunity gaps.
Inspiring Male & Female Children, 6-Weeks – 5 Years Old
Spark Academy is a State-Of-The-Art, Early Childhood Development Program designed to nurture all children Ages 6-weeks – 5 years old. Featuring an unparalleled educational environment, engaging curriculum and warm setting, Spark Academy uses a mixed-income model to ensure all children are prepared to shine in kindergarten, as well as within the larger community. Spark is reimagined early care and learning for a diverse population of families who seek an experience that will provide their child a strong foundation for success today and beyond.Visit Us!
Empowering female students from 6th Grade through 12th Grade
The Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington (GLOW), an all-girls public charter school, opened its doors in 2016 with its first 6th-grade class of 100 girls. We have added a new class of 6th graders each year and are now a comprehensive middle and high school, grades 6th-12th. At our school, we work hard to create a unique single-gender public charter school environment that focuses on rigorous college-preparatory education and the personal skills necessary for a successful college experience leading to graduation. The school culture challenges students to live a balanced life that develops confidence and compassion, critical thinking, and personal responsibility. We take our school's vision very seriously every day - She WILL... Graduate, Go to College, Succeed in Life!Visit Us!
NEWS & EVENTS
Beacon Education to Welcome Emeril Lagasse and Rachael Ray to 2023 Culinary Events
8thannual celebrity chef events scheduled for February 9 and 10, 2023 Wilmington, NC – August 9, 2022 – Beacon Education, the nonprofit foundation committed to equitable access to high quality education, has announced plans for its 8th Annual Celebrity Chef Events on February 9 and 10, 2023. Emeril Lagasse and Rachael Ray will be the […]
Emeril Lagasse Foundation Grants $500 Thousand to GLOW Academy
Chef Lagasse will visit GLOW campus to unveil sign bearing Foundation’s name on February 9, 11:00 AM Tickets still available for Breakfast with Emeril Lagasse and Rachael Ray, Feb 10 Wilmington, NC – January 25, 2023 -- The Emeril Lagasse Foundation has granted the Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington, GLOW Academy, $500 thousand to support […]
GLOW Academy’s Graduating Class Earns $1.7M in Merit Scholarships
2023 marks first graduating class for North Carolina’s only single gender charter school Wilmington, NC – January 12, 2023 -- The first graduating class of the Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington, GLOW Academy, has set a high bar for North Carolina’s only single gender charter school earning $1.7 million, and counting, in merit scholarships. The […]