The Canton Charter Academy is an educational institution that offers a range of academic and recreational opportunities. It serves more than 600 students in kindergarten through grade eight. Established in 2000, the academy s educational program includes instruction in music, English, math, art and physical education. The Canton Charter Academy has a parent-teacher organization that encourages the participation of students in various school activities. The academy maintains a library that stocks a variety of books and periodicals. The Canton Charter Academy operates several before- and after-school programs. The academy is located in Canton, Mich. It conducts extracurricular activities, such as field trips and sports tournaments. The Canton Charter Academy is a part of National Heritage Academies, which was established in 1995 and serves more than 35,000 students.