Apex Collegiate Academy

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

Eric B. Lewis, Executive Director 
Mr. Lewis has extensive experience as a business and non-profit leader. A native of Baton Rouge, Mr. Lewis has worked in the field of engineering for multiple Fortune 500 companies.  He has also developed and launched a number of small businesses.  Most recently he served as the state director of a national school choice advocacy organization.  He has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern University, and a MBA from Louisiana State University.  Selected as a 2014 Fellow with nationally recognized Building Excellent Schools, Mr. Lewis conducted school visits and completed rigorous training to design, found, and lead Apex Collegiate Academy, a 6-12 charter school for the students of Baton Rouge.

Rebecca Armstrong, Director of Operations

Ms. Armstrong is responsible for leading and managing the school's external and internal operations. As a member of Apex Collegiate Academy's leadership team, she supports the organization in delivering and executing on its mission by ensuring exemplary customer service towards teachers, students, and parents. A goal-oriented leader with extensive operations experience in system administration, human resources, accounting, and marketing and communications, Ms. Armstrong has a proven record of accomplishment in bringing about operational efficiency. Ms. Armstrong received her bachelor of arts degree in Mass Communications from Dillard University and her Master's Degree from Tulane University.


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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.

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.

Our Staff