American Leadership Academy - Coastal


Unlock the incredible power of your child's mind with Innovation Learning at American Leadership Academy Coastal, in Wilmington, NC. With our extensive background as teachers, school administrators, and parents, we understand the untapped potential for learning and innovation in every child.

Our student-centered programs are carefully designed to transform students into active participants in their own education. We believe in giving students increased control over their learning journey, which is why our before and after-care programs offer a flexible format. Students have the freedom to make choices about what and how they learn, empowering them to thrive academically and creatively. Through our comprehensive training, we equip our staff to act as learning facilitators, ensuring that Innovation Learning students are optimally prepared for success.

Drawing on our decades of experience as career educators, we have crafted an ideal framework that merges structured, research-based, and skill-building methods with adaptable and creative approaches. This powerful combination allows children to cultivate their innovative thinking and problem-solving skills, while also fostering a love for learning. At Innovation Learning, we are dedicated to nurturing young innovators.


AM Program:

  • 6:30 am – 8:00 am

PM Program:

  • 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Area Director: Jesse Durst

  • 720.871.9769


  • All parents must have a valid payment method (credit or debit card) on file for their child to attend the program.
  • Payment is deducted on the 1st of the month.

Join us at ALA - Coastal in Wilmington, NC for an enriching educational experience that unleashes your child's full potential. Explore our before and after care programs, where students take charge of their learning, and discover our innovative approach to education. Together, let's pave the way for your child to become a confident, creative, and innovative thinker.

Address: American leadership academy - Coastal

1135 Pandion Dr.            Wilmington, NC 28411


Grades K-8
Before School

1 Day A Week Per Month - $55

2 Days A Week Per Month - $76

3 Days A Week Per Month - $99

4 Days A Week Per Month - $110

5 Days A Week Per Month - $120

After School

1 Day A Week Per Month - $97

2 Days A Week Per Month - $159

3 Days A Week Per Month - $215

4 Days A Week Per Month - $258

5 Days A Week Per Month - $274

Drop-In Rate prescheduled


*Same day drop-ins additional $5 charge on top of daily rate

Early Dismissal


Vacation Days





Sibling 10% / Military 15%

First Responder 15%




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What They're Saying...

  • “We love the creative projects they work on, seeing the staff work with the kids not just on their homework but taking it further and going above and beyond to work with the kids on their basic skills, communication, presentation, creative thinking, etc. They’re learning and having fun!“

    - Parent at Eagle Heights Elementary, Missouri

  • “Wonderful staff!!! The BEST program we have used!!! Thank you, EVERYONE!!!!”

    - Parent at Ridgeline Academy, Arizona

  • “I really enjoy the staff! They help with my child’s needs and concerns. I highly recommend Innovation Learning!”

    - Parent at ALA San Tan Valley, Arizona

  • “The staff is awesome! I love how they do so many activities with the students. They are never bored. My children always get mad they have to leave for home when we pick them up. This shows how the program is wonderful and the staff as well. Such a nice group of people.”

    - Parent at St. Patrick Catholic School, Illinois

  • “The team is amazing - great caregivers and very nice people. I have great confidence in them and can leave my granddaughter there without any worries. Gives us such peace of mind which is important to us. I also appreciate how well stocked the center is. There is an abundance of supplies for crafts, work and play. Please ensure the team there is recognized. We don't know how we'd manage without this service!”

    - Guardian at Elk Creek Elementary School, Colorado