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Introducing: Dr. Sarah Hensley

Dr. Sarah Hensley is honored to be the first Lead Administrator of Faith Academy Charter School. She brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and true understanding of the importance of a quality education that inspires all students to learn everyday. She looks forward to working with students, parents, teachers, support staff, and the FACS Board to create a student-centered environment that maximizes student achievement. She is also excited to work with the community of Faith Township and surrounding areas on partnerships that benefit the students and their homes.


Dr. Sarah Hensley has a long, successful career as an educator in North Carolina having served as a teacher, principal, district administrator, and educational consultant. She was twice recognized as Teacher of the Year and was also recognized as Principal of the Year at the elementary  and middle school level. During her principalship at Corriher Lipe Middle School, the school was recognized as a "School of Distinction '' and a "Top 25" school in the State of North Carolina. Dr. Hensley attributes her success as an educator to her staff’s dedication, the parent-teacher relationship, and her strive for excellence in every classroom. She holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Certificate of Advanced Study in Curriculum and Teaching, Master of Education, and Bachelor of Arts. 


Dr. Hensley believes there is something truly special about the community of Faith with their long tradition of community spirit and continual support for Faith Academy Charter School. 

Read more about her in the Salisbury Post's Top 10 to Watch for 2021.

Dr. Hensley welcomes parents to contact her with any questions and encourages everyone to follow Faith Academy Charter School website and Facebook page for updates in preparation for the 2021-2022 school year. Message her at

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