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At a Glance




Amazing Students


Character-building Monthly Virtues


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What River City Scholars Parents Are Saying

"I love the teacher and staff involvement at River City Scholars. I watched kids playing chess on their lunch with a volunteer the other day. Things like that are awesome and a great opportunity for my child and others."

 - River City Scholars Parent

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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 do not provide on-site before or after-school care at this time. Contact us for information about local care providers.

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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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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, Soccer, Cheerleading



Weekly music class (specials), Band, Choir

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Visual Arts

Weekly art class (specials)

Chess pieces


National Junior Honor Society, Girls on the Run, Chess Club, Boy Scouts, Men and Women of Honor, Student Council

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