Core Subject Mastery

Our students are prepared to excel on national assessments. Through systematic analysis of student performance data, teachers are able to continuously improve student achievement..  Read more.

Apex Collegiate Academy

Rigorous Academics

Our curriculum is designed to prepare our students for success in college and life.  Aligned to national standards with an enhanced focus on math and literacy, we provide all students with access to STEM enrichment classes.  Read more.

Character Development

Strong character is continuously taught, modeled, and required. We consistently champion our CLIMB values of Civlity, Leadership, Integrity, Mastery, and Being our Best.   Read more


Founding Board Member and Treasurer, Donald R. Ford, believes in financial accountability and has executed on this belief for over 15 years. A former Director of Finance and Undersecretary in Louisiana state government, Mr. Ford is the managing member of Donald R. Ford, CPA LLC.  Mr. Ford has also previously owned two Subway franchises. His experience in state government and business will serve our board well as we partner with the state of Louisiana to provide a high-quality educational experience for our students. 

Mr. Ford is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants. We are elated to have him as a board member as we seek to provide students with an excellent learning environment and staff members with a fulfilling work experience.   

Donald Ford, Treasurer