Information for Families

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.

COVID_19 Updates:

During this uncertain and stressful time, things are very different. We know that there are needs that may occur during this time that you may need help with. Our Counselors have provided a list of resources to help:


Excelsior is operating under Plan C, Distance Learning, for at least the first quarter, which is from August 5 through October 9.

Academic calendar – calendario academico

Title IX

Title IX Fact Sheet

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 8:00 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


Afternoon Pickup Carline Map: ECA Traffic Pattern 2019-2020 (Please click on PRESENT to view full size)
2019-2020 Excelsior Bus Routes
Bus Stop Change Request Form
Changes from regular transportation for your child should be emailed to by 12:00 p.m.

Family Handbook


School t-shirts for Fridays may be purchased at the Spirit Store online. The Spirit Store will return shortly with a link here.

You may click on any of the “widgets” below to go to the custom website for the uniform vendor.

Uniforms may be ordered from our custom Lands’End website. Our Preferred School Number is 900167057.

How to order from Lands’ End

Uniforms may be purchased from Flynn O’Hara either online or at their Raleigh store.

Ways to Purchase from Flynn O’Hara 

Uniforms may be purchased from Tommy Hilfiger Uniforms.

How to Order from Tommy Hilfiger Uniforms

boy and girl in uniform








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 2019-20


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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)