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At a Glance




Amazing Students


Character-building Monthly Virtues


Year Opened
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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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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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Basketball team with trophy

Spotlight: River City Scholars Win Basketball Tournament

River City's boys basketball A-team is celebrating their first West Michigan Championship after finishing the regular season 9-0, with a near-perfect sportsmanship score.

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Activities & More

In addition to our academics and moral focus, we support our students with a variety of extra programs.
We've highlighted a few below.

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Basketball hoop


Basketball, Soccer, and Cheerleading



Band, choir, weekly music class (specials)

Artist palette

Visual Arts

Weekly art class (specials)

Chess pieces


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


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

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Vista Charter Academy

711 - 32nd Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548

2 Miles away from River City Scholars Charter Academy


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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


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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


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