Parent and Student Info

We will continually update this page with new information as it becomes available. Please check back for important information and useful links for currently enrolled students.

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School Hours

  • School hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Unless students are enrolled in Before-school Care, they may not enter until 7:55 a.m and parents may not leave children outside the school. Students must be picked up by 4 p.m. unless attending a club, activity, or tutoring by prior arrangement.

Online School Payment System

Documents and Forms

The Parent Teacher Forum

The Forum is our Parent Teacher Organization. Check out our page!


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Lunch Program

We use My Hot Lunchbox for our school lunch program.

Ordering Instructions for My Hot Lunchbox

The school orders for approved free-lunch recipients and for approved, pre-paid reduced-price lunch recipients.



Before and After School Care

Excelsior has Before- and After-School Care at our facility. Click here for more information.

We also have bus stops at some after-school care sites. Please see the Excelsior Bus Routes.

Supply Lists 2018

  • Supply LIsts K-7
  • Supply Fee. In lieu of buying supplies for your child individually, you can pay a supply fee of $65 for grades K-6 and $75 for grade 7 for the year. You can use the Online School Payment System to pay your supply fee, if you choose.
  • Sign-Up Genius Wish Lists: Teachers and staff are putting wish lists on Sign-Up Genius. If you would like to purchase any of these items to fulfill the wish, please click on this link and sign up for whatever you would like to provide. Thanks to all our parents who have been and are being so generous.


Click here to volunteer!

In Case of Inclement Weather

Reminder: Excelsior Classical Academy follows Durham Public Schools in any delays and closures, except in rare, announced cases. DPS disseminates information on delays and closures through various media. In addition to this, Excelsior posts our delays and closings on WRAL-TV 5 and on WTVD Eyewitness News 11.

Local TV Stations

  • DPS Cable Channel 4
  • WTVD Eyewitness News 11
  • WRAL-TV 5
  • WLFL Fox 22
  • WNCN-TV, NBC 17
  • WUVC-TV 40
  • News Channel 14

Local Radio Stations

  • WRAL 101.5
  • WFXC 107.1
  • WQOK 97.5
  • WUNC 91.5
  • WNCU 90.7
  • WPTF 680 AM
  • WDNC 620 AM
  • Que Pasa Radio (WLLQ 1530 AM)