Call For Candidates 2020 Board Election

  • Posted on:  April 28, 2020

High Point Academy | Spartanburg, SCHigh Point Academy Spartanburg (HPA) is seeking candidates to fill three (3) seats on our Board of Directors. Board seats are two-year terms that will begin on July 1, 2020. Candidates may submit an electronic Board Application before 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Anyone who is interested but does not have access to a computer or internet services may apply at the school, Monday through Thursday (8:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M).


High Point Academy seeks to develop a diverse board with the skills needed to govern a public charter school. As we have with previous elections, we will use a third-party election service to administer and certify the HPA board election. The election will be held by electronic ballot during May and will conclude on Wednesday, May 28, 2020, at 5:00 P.M. You can find a full timeline of the election process below.




April 24, 2020: Election Timeline published to HPA parents and guardians.

April 28, 2020: Board Applications will be made available online and distributed via email. Each prospective Board member must complete an application. If a Board applicant is not able to complete the online application, he or she may do so onsite at HPA. Paper applications will be available at the front desk.

May 13, 2020: Board candidate filing closes at 3:00 P.M.

May 15, 2020: Board candidate information and application answers will be posted on HPA’s website.

May 25-28, 2020: Election. Voting opens with e-ballot links that will be emailed to each HPA parent and HPA legal guardian. Each HPA employee will receive his or her e-ballot via their HPA email address. Please refer to the High Point Academy Board Election Procedures if you have any questions regarding who is eligible to vote in the election.

Voting will open on Monday, May 25, 2020, at 8:00 A.M. and close on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 5:00 P.M. Voting will be available via e-ballot. Each ballot will have a unique PIN to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the process.

May 29, 2020: Election results will be certified, and elected Board members will be announced on HPA’s website.

June 1, 2020: Board of Directors Meeting. New Board members will be sworn-in at the regularly scheduled Board meeting. This completes the election process.

Meeting and Training Requirements: Board members are required to attend all Board meetings.

Mandated Board Training – All Board members are required to attend Board training within one (1) year of being elected. Free training will be offered across the state.

High Point Academy Spartanburg is a community-centered school built on the principles of honor, integrity, and service where academic excellence, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) education, and a project-based, applied learning instruction builds tomorrow’s leaders. Visit for a complete overview and all of High Point Academy Spartanburg news and reviews. Through a partnership with family and community, each student will strive to achieve their highest potential academically, socially, and personally.

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