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Excel-erate

Excel-erate

We’re proud to introduce Excel-erate, our new advanced learning program. For the student ready to accelerate beyond grade level, Excel-erate provides the resources and instruction they need.

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Vaccination Clinic

Vaccination Clinic

In partnership with Cherry Health, we are offering free flu and COVID-19 vaccinations. All students, families, and staff are eligible. Stop by River City and get vaccinated!

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Graduating Soon?

Graduating Soon?

Wellspring Preparatory High School is a continuation of the great education offered at River City Scholars. Learn more about Wellspring Prep by clicking below.

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Welcome to River City

We never set limits on how much your child can achieve. At River City Scholars we create endless opportunities for your child to become their best. We shape instruction to build on the strengths and abilities of each child and make moral focus lessons part of every school day. As a result, our students thrive.

At River City we create endless opportunities for your child to become their best.

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A K-12 Education

We are proud to provide a seamless K-12 educational experience with Wellspring Preparatory High School, a high school that falls under National Heritage Academies portfolio.
 
At Wellspring Prep, students will have the opportunity to be challenged beyond average classroom learning, including access to Advanced Placement courses, Dual Enrollment opportunities, and the Early College Program. We emphasize extracurricular pursuits and ways to give back to the community. The result is college-ready students who not only stand out in the classroom but also as a person.

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Learn more about River City Scholars! Get to know our school leadership and discover all we have to offer. Contact us to schedule a tour today.

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We Are a Charter School

Are you seeking a "private" school education with the no-cost benefit of a public school? If so, you're in the right place. River City Scholars is a tuition-free public charter school open to all children who live in Michigan.

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At a Glance

K-8

Grades

389

Number of Students

2012

Year Opened
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Where Students Succeed

Students enrolled for three or more years have outperformed their peers on the state test in ELA and Math.

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Apply Now For High School

River City Scholars provides a seamless K-12 educational experience with Wellspring Preparatory High School, a high school located in Grand Rapids, MI that falls under the National Heritage Academies portfolio.

Wellspring Prep is now accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year. Click below to learn more!
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We know there are a lot of factors in deciding where your child will go to school and we want to help. Use our live chat or leave your information and we will be in touch.

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Tour the School

We would love to show you our world so contact us to schedule a tour. We also hold open houses where you can meet our amazing teachers.

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We can’t wait to share your child’s journey! Apply online, in person, or over the phone and don’t hesitate to ask us questions along the way! We are here for you.

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