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About Us

River City Scholars is a free public charter school serving young-five kindergarten through 8th grade. Seats are filling fast, so apply today​!

Why River City Scholars?

Founded on academic excellence, moral focus, parental partnership, and student responsibility, River City Scholars is a school like no other –one that can lead to a lifetime of success. We provide a safe learning environment and our exceptional teachers individualize instruction based on your child’s needs. In addition, we focus on real-world skills and how to be a good person. Our students also draft a social contract that reinforces their commitment to their school, their teacher, and each other.

"I am beyond satisfied and impressed with every aspect of this school! The staff is amazing, and I always feel welcomed and able to be involved in my son’s education and learning experience!" - River City Scholars Parent
Top Reasons Parents Send Their Children To Our School: *
1 The curriculum provides moral focus as well as academics.
2 Teachers are great at communicating with parents.
3 Teachers truly care about their students.
* Based on actual 2013 surveys administered to parents of kids who were returning to River City Scholars

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Middle School fun night is a success! Students enjoy sweet treats, a game bus, snacks and fun!
What an incredible K-2 water party and icre cream event! Mr. Jackson did a fabulous job of setting it up and it was so awesome to see our scholars having so much summer fun!! Thank you, families and teachers, for joining us for some RCS fun!
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Aug 09, 2016 8:30AM - 11:30AMat River City Scholars Charter Academy

Give your kindergartner a great start at our FREE 3-Day KinderCamp on August 9, 10 & 11 from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Your child will learn valuable kindergarten skills through a variety of daily activities, experience how we include moral focus lessons into every school day and make new friends! Snacks will be provided. Call us for more information and remember to RSVP to reserve a space today!

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Free Hair Cuts
Aug 18, 2016 6:00PM - 8:00PMat River City Scholars Charter Academy

FREE HAIRCUTS FOR KIDS!!! Stop by anytime between 6-8pm and have your child's haircut or nails done for Back to School, courtesy of River City Scholars! We are a free, academic, school that teaches virtues and giving back to the community! In addition to the free fun and food, discover how our personalized teaching meets the unique needs of your child. Find out how we include moral focus lessons into every school day. Learn about our academic and enrichment programs, meet our staff, and connect with other families.

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