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Although River City Scholars Charter Academy is currently closed due to Covid-19, we are here to support your child’s academic success. Please connect with us via live chat or call 616-438-9586 to learn more about our school and how to apply for your child today.

Advanced Learning

Advanced Learning

We offer a differentiated curriculum in math and history for students who are ready for more challenging material or to learn at an accelerated pace.

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Graduating Soon?

Graduating Soon?

At Wellspring Preparatory High School we offer AP and dual-enrollment courses, as well as many electives, clubs, and sports. We also emphasize ways to give back to the community. Our goal is to develop people of character—students who can work through life's toughest problems and come out ahead.

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Welcome to River City Scholars

We never set limits on how much your child can achieve. At River City Scholars Charter Academy 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 Scholars we create endless opportunities for your child to become their best.

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Notice during school closure

The Board Meeting Notices notify the public of any special, rescheduled, or canceled Board meetings for the current school year, including public Board meetings being held via electronic means.

At a Glance

K-8

Grades

479

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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Spotlight: First Grade Visits Nature Center

First-grade students at River City Scholars Charter Academy made a visit to the Blandford Nature Center.
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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 Charter Academy is a tuition-free public charter school open to all children who live in Michigan.

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Spotlight: River City Teacher Wins Award

Cindy Beukema, resource room teacher at River City, was the recipient of National Heritage Academies’ (NHA) annual Excellence in Teaching Award.
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More Information

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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