Making a school out of a former mall: NEAAAT, a charter in Elizabeth City, finally has a home

On Monday, Aug. 24, when classes start at Northeast Academy for Aerospace and Advanced Technologies (NEAAAT) in Elizabeth City, the school year won’t be the only thing that’s new.

While it may be a while before all students and faculty can use it together, NEAAAT — for the first time since it was founded in 2015 — will have a building to call its own.

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The outside of NEAAAT, which is in a former mall in Elizabeth City. It opens to students Aug. 24. Mary Willson/EducationNC