Welcome to Just Right Academy


It’s 101 Club time again!

JRA began in order to help those children whose needs weren't met in other schools. Our first rent and teachers' salaries (all three of us!) were paid by the 101 Club. We asked, via Facebook and friends, for 101 people to give $101 each. They did and we have reissued the call each year; while our tuition seems high, it does not begin to cover all our needs. 101 Club funds have gone for various things: start up costs, Social Thinking curriculum and training, and tuition assistance. This year we are focusing our fundraising efforts on increasing both pay and benefits for our teachers and teachers' assistants. Our staff works hard, and we want to insure that they are able to make a decent wage and know their work is valued. This year we … [Read More...]

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Murphey School Radio Show!

MURPHEY SCHOOL RADIO SHOW RETURNS FEBRUARY 21, 2015 Popular North Carolina novelist Kim Church, Grammy-nominated Alice Gerrard, poet Michael Chitwood, singer/songwriter Ruth Wakefield and soprano Andrea Edith … [Read More...]

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whose fault is it?

One thing that makes JRA unique is that we will take children with behavior problems. Not all of our kids have these issues, but they certainly don't scare us. There is a culture of fear and blame circulating around … [Read More...]

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Open House!

We are so excited to show off our new facility and we hope you will join us at our first open house on Sunday, July 27, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. We'll have refreshments and tours. Feel free to bring the kids. We … [Read More...]