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FRISCO, Texas – October 3, 2018Founders Classical Academy of Frisco, a ResponsiveEd® charter school, celebrated the opening of its new campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, October 2 at 10710 Frisco Street. The Frisco Chamber of Commerce along with district administrators, local officials, community members, and students participated in the 4:30 p.m. ceremony complete with musical performances by students and faculty. Nearly 500 people were in attendance.

The student band plays its inaugural performance.

“This community and the Chamber of Commerce has welcomed us with open-arms and we are thankful to be able to present our brand of classical education to Frisco families,” says Headmaster Melanie Sharpless. “This ribbon-cutting signifies the strong relationship between the citizens of Frisco and this campus, a relationship that we know will last for many years to come.”

Founders Classical Academy of Frisco opened in August and serves more than 600 kindergarten through eighth-grade students. Close to 900 students are expected to attend after construction of the adjacent 9-12 grade facility is completed. The 47,000 square-foot school and 15,000 square-foot gymnasium sit on 10 acres just north of Main Street and Toyota Stadium on Frisco Street.

Founders Classical Academy of Frisco Superintendent Mike Terry and Campus Director Melanie Sharpless celebrate with the campus’ griffin mascot.

ResponsiveEd® is a non-profit corporation that operates more than 75 tuition-free public schools throughout Texas and Arkansas, including Premier High Schools℠, ResponsiveEd Classical Academies, Founders Classical Academies®, Quest Academies, iSchool High®, and iSchool Virtual Academy. ResponsiveEd’s mission is to provide hope to students through innovative, character-based,  personalized learning environments. To learn more, visit

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