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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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Principal's Referral
Sep 28, 2016 8:00AM - 9:00PMat River City Scholars Charter Academy

Hello River City Families! This is your principal Holly Hillary. Thank you for your support in creating a positive and productive start to the 16-17 school year! I truly believe that River City is the best choice for students and would love to welcome your friends and neighbors into the few spots that we have left. For one week only, we are offering a special Principal’s Referral Program! Please tell your friends and neighbors about River City, and have them apply-you will receive a $50 THANK YOU gift card for EVERY STUDENT that enrolls in the next 7 days! On top of that, you will win one ticket per student, to be entered into my special drawing for a $100 gift card! All students must be enrolled by Wednesday October 5th, and we will draw for the $100 gift card on Friday, October 7th. PLEASE STOP IN THE OFFICE FOR REFERRAL CARDS TO FILL OUT FOR THE FAMILIES YOU TALK TO. CALL DONALD JACKSON AT 250-8488 WITH QUESTIONS! THANK YOU FOR SPREADING THE WORD ABOUT RIVER CITY!

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