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At a Glance

K-8

Grades

479

Amazing Students

9

Character-building Monthly Virtues

2012

Year Opened
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Facts

Breakfast and Lunch

Breakfast and Lunch

We offer healthy, balanced breakfast and lunch to all students. Meals are provided at no cost through the Community Eligibility Provision​ (CEP).

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Before and After School Care

Before and After School Care

We are currently researching options for local before and after school care providers. Contact us with any questions.

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Transportation

Transportation

Busing is not provided, so parents are expected to provide the means for children to get to and from our school. Contact us if you would like to ask about parent carpooling.

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Dress Code

Dress Code

We have a dress code designed to reduce distractions so children can focus on academic success. Our dress code is flexible and cost effective.

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Teacher

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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Programs at a Glance

In addition to our individualized teaching and moral focus program, we have opportunities for leadership, extra support, enrichment, clubs, after school activities, sports, and more.

Activities

Basketball hoop

Sports

Basketball, Soccer, and Cheerleading

Saxophone

Music

Band, choir, weekly music class (specials)

Artist palette

Visual Arts

Weekly art class (specials)

Chess pieces

Clubs

National Junior Honor Society, Girls on the Run, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Men of Honor and Women of Valor

Diversity

River City State Average
Asian 1% 2%
Black 82% 14%
Hispanic 11% 14%
White (non-hispanic) 6% 65%
Other 1% 5%

Other schools nearby View NHA Schools Near Me

Vista Charter Academy

711 - 32nd Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548

2 Miles away from River City Scholars Charter Academy

616-246-6920

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Excel Charter Academy

4201 Breton Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

3.7 Miles away from River City Scholars Charter Academy

616-281-9339

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Ridge Park Charter Academy

4120 Camelot Ridge Drive SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

4.1 Miles away from River City Scholars Charter Academy

616-222-0093

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