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In 2001 Alpha Charter was founded by Dr.Charles York and the late Mrs. Wilma York. They had a vision to educate, motivate, and empower students with the tools and skills necessary to become strong, productive members in society. Through rigorous academics, character building, and parent involvement. Alpha Charter School will “Soar above expectations”.

Alpha Charter has continued that mission being one of the oldest charter schools serving the Garland area. Alpha Charter has a vision to provide a tuition-free school education to families regardless of their socio-economic background.


Administrative Staff

Superintendent Anthony Jefferson

Executive Principal Micheal Watkins

Business Services / Human Resources Emma Arellano

PEIMS / Compliance Coordinator Charles York Jr.

Food Service Manager Sharon Pettie