Renaissance Academy

Renaissance Academy is a tuition-free public charter school located in Tallahassee, FL. Located at 4351 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32317.

Governors Charter Academy is a tuition-free public charter school educating students in grades K-8 who reside in Florida. We are now enrolling for 2020-21 school year & we are prepared to educate students at school & at home. Take another look at how we’re preparing students for success. Educational Programs We Offer:
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RA is soaring to new heights! 🚀 Today, we celebrated another milestone as we received an award for exceptional growth in student satisfaction surveys. Our students' smiles and laughter echo through our halls, evidence of their joy in learning. Let us guide your child towards a brighter future! Visit our website at to save your students seat for the 24-25 school year.


🎉 Congratulations to our RA students, staff, and leadership! Today, they were recognized for having 77% of their students make gains in Math. Looking for a school that tailors instruction to truly meet students' needs? Look no further! Visit our website at or email [email protected] to enroll now.


🚗🧽 Parents, we need your support! Help boost our athletic department by coming to RA's Summer Fun Car Wash. Please review the flier for details. Don't forget, on July 11th we will be hosting a wash party! Don't miss out on the fun. The option to pay via cash app will be available. Can't wait to see you there!


Get ready for a learning adventure at our school! Our students are beaming with joy as they dive into outdoor fun and build memories that last a lifetime. 🎉 Join the Knight family by enrolling your child today and let the good times roll! Visit our website at for more details!


Happy Father's Day to all the amazing dads in our school community! Thank you for your endless support, guidance, and love. Today, we celebrate you and all that you do. Enjoy your special day!


🌟 Field Trip Friday! 🌟 Our 21st Century All Stars visited the Tallahassee Museum today. They explored 52 acres of natural wonders, historic buildings, engaged in high-flying adventures, and saw the amazing animal exhibits. What an exciting day of learning and fun! 🏛️🌳🦉

Visit our website at to enroll your student now!

Photos from Renaissance Academy's post 06/09/2024

Our 21st Century Summer Camp is in full swing! 🌞 On Friday, our students took an exciting field trip to SandyLand Farmstays . They had a blast with the buggy tour, making S’mores, rock painting, and so much more. It was a day full of fun and learning!


Join our middle school knights community and embark on a journey of connection, learning, and fun! Together, let's create memories, share experiences, and build friendships that last a lifetime.

Visit our website or email [email protected] to learn more about our campus


Enrich your child's journey with us! Join our Knights community of nurturing minds and curious hearts. Let's unlock your child's potential together. Enroll today📚


Parents your voice matters. Join us in shaping your students futures. Let's collaborate, inspire, and learn together. Together, we make a difference!

Visit our website or email [email protected] to schedule a tour! ⭐️


Say hello to June ☀️, Don't forget to visit our website or email [email protected] to apply today!

Parent's would you like to get ahead? Our supply list for the 2024-2025 school year is posted!


📢 Attention Parents! Make sure to order your students' uniforms for the 24-25 school year now! Check out the details and place your order today to be ready for the new school year.

Visit: and search for Renaissance Academy.


Photos from Renaissance Academy's post 05/30/2024

🎉 Is your student excited about our 21st Century Learning Camp starting on Tuesday? Drop-off begins at 7:30 AM, and pick-up is by 3:00 PM.

🏅 🏈 We’re also kicking off our Athletic Training Camp on Tuesday! The cost is $50 per week or $250 for five weeks. For more details, reach out to our Athletic Director at [email protected].

See you there!


🌟 Science Summer Camp is Almost Here! 🌟

We're thrilled to invite you to the official launch at Renaissance Academy, 4351 Mahan Drive. Dive into the world of S.T.E.M. with us!

Join us for an Open House on Saturday, June 8th, from 10:00 AM to Noon. Explore our state-of-the-art facilities, meet our fantastic instructors, and connect with our management team.

Special guest speakers and community partners will be there with exciting information. Don't miss out—arrive on time!

For questions, contact us anytime:
📞 850-815-7056
📧 Email Us

We can't wait to see you on Saturday!


Honoring the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. This Memorial Day, we remember their courage and dedication. As we enjoy our long weekend, let’s take a moment to reflect on the true meaning of this day and express our gratitude.

Photos from Renaissance Academy's post 05/24/2024

As we say goodbye to the 2023-2024 school year, let's take a moment to celebrate some of the highlights! 🌟

🏆 Epic victories and unforgettable moments on the field
📸 Stunning photos capturing the spirit of the season
👏 Incredible achievements and milestones reached
💬 Heartwarming stories and memories shared by our community

Thank you for being a part of this amazing journey. Here’s to the memories we’ve made and the ones yet to come!

Photos from Renaissance Academy's post 05/22/2024

Our theme for testing this year was 'Our RA Students Would Crush That Test.' Naturally, we hosted a Candy Land-themed celebration to honor their hard-work. 🍬🎉


Did someone say Early Release Day ? ⭐️😀

Comment Below something exciting you will do in the afternoon!

Photos from Renaissance Academy's post 05/21/2024

👩‍🎓⭐️Today, we celebrated our kindergarten students as they transition from kindergarten to 1st grade! 🌟🎉 "First grade is just the beginning of a new adventure in learning and growing!


⭐️ Yesterday, we celebrated our 8th graders as they closed the book on middle school. 👩‍🎓 Take a look at the students who have been at Renaissance Academy since Kindergarten—they’re our lifetime knights!

Photos from Renaissance Academy's post 05/20/2024

🎓🎉 Today, we celebrated a huge milestone for our 5th graders with a beautiful transition ceremony! 🌟 Watching these bright young minds prepare to take on middle school is truly inspiring. We're so proud of each and every one of you. Remember, this is just the beginning of an incredible journey.

Congratulations to our amazing students! 👏


💖✨ **Adorable Alert!** ✨💖

Check out our kindergarten student after getting her hair done at the **Curls for Girls** event! She's rocking her new look with a big smile. Thank you to our amazing stylists for making her day special!

Photos from Renaissance Academy's post 05/19/2024

💁‍♀️✨ **Curls for Girls Success!** ✨💁‍♀️

Check out our amazing **Curls for Girls** event, led by the wonderful Ms. Goldson! Our students had the chance to get their hair done by talented stylists for free. A huge thank you to all the stylists who helped make this event possible. You truly made a difference!

Photos from Renaissance Academy's post 05/19/2024

🎭 **What a Night!** 🎭

A huge thank you to everyone who made our Middle School Masquerade Ball an unforgettable evening! From the dazzling masks to the lively dance floor, it was a night filled with magic and memories. 🌟

📸 Check out some highlights:
- Stunning masks and outfits
- Epic dance moves
- Fun at the photo booth
- Delicious refreshments

We hope you all had as much fun as we did! Share your favorite moments and tag us.

Photos from Renaissance Academy's post 05/18/2024

🎉 Check out our Kinder Signing Day for the incoming class of 2024-2025! 📚✏️

We’re excited to welcome our newest students and celebrate this important milestone. They enjoyed a morning of fun and explored classrooms.

We can't wait to see our future scholars! 🌟

Photos from Renaissance Academy's post 05/16/2024

📣 Parents, don’t miss the opportunity to enroll your student at Renaissance Academy! 🎓 With small class sizes, data-driven instruction, and interactive sports and aftercare programs, we ensure a comprehensive and engaging education.

Visit our website at or join us for a campus tour on Tuesday & Thursday. 🏫

Photos from Renaissance Academy's post 05/15/2024

🎉 Congratulations to Nassira for being a finalist in the 2024 Best & Brightest 8th Grade Essay Contest! 🌟 We can’t wait to see the amazing things you accomplish.

This year, students analyzed the following quote, and wrote an essay, describing how involvement in volunteer service can make a difference in our community and how a relates to their service in the school and community.

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” -Jane Goodall 

Learners today, leaders tomorrow! 🚀

Photos from Renaissance Academy's post 05/15/2024

🎉🍦 **8th Grade Ice Cream Social! 🍦🎉**

We had an absolute blast celebrating our 8th graders at the annual Ice Cream Social! A day full of laughter, fun, and of course, delicious ice cream! 😋 Here's a glimpse of our amazing students enjoying their sweet treats and celebrating their achievements.

**Check out the pictures to see our Superlative Winners:**🏅

We are so proud of all of our 8th graders and can't wait to see all the incredible things they'll achieve in the future! Keep shining and making us proud! ✨


Our school will resume normal operations tomorrow, May 15th. We're looking forward to welcoming back all students and seeing you there!

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Our Story

Governors Charter Academy (GCA) is a tuition-free public charter school educating students in grades K-8 who reside in Florida.

At GCA we believe that every student can be a leader. We are dedicated to ensuring every student learns the skills and mindsets necessary to succeed in school, the workplace and their communities. Individualized lesson plans, strong relationships with caring adults, and before and after-school tutoring provide students with the support they need to thrive.

We are currently accepting applications for grades K-8 for the 2019-2020 school year! Please visit our website for more information.

Governors Charter Academy is governed by Renaissance Charter School, Inc. and is a member of the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) family of schools.

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Our amazing teachers enjoying their well-deserved BBQ today! 🍔🔥 Our RA teachers are simply the best, bringing passion an...
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4351 Mahan Drive
Tallahassee, FL

Opening Hours

Monday 7:30am - 4pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 4pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 4pm
Thursday 7:30am - 4pm
Friday 7:30am - 4pm
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