1307 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27605
Raleigh Charter High School challenges college-bound students in a creative and supportive atmosphere to become knowledgeable, thoughtful, contributing citizens.

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NC School Report Cards

2017-2018 Letter Grade: A
2016-2017 Letter Grade: A+NG

We, of RCHS, intend to cultivate the understanding and practices that sustain individual self-determination and community self-government. We have adopted the following principles in order to ensure that all who pass through our halls can imagine, create, and govern a more perfect world.

We believe:
That a foundation of knowledge and ethics must precede all intellectual inquiry;

That if we
  • encourage self-awareness
  • build and maintain local communities
  • develop an awareness of our membership in ever larger communities
  • engage in common enterprises with people who are different
  • accommodate and address conflict and change
  • facilitate problem solving
  • foster balance and moderation in life and
  • take ownership and responsibility for learning
We shall become good citizens.

Admissions Information for 2019-2020
The Application Period Has Ended

The Application period has closed and we are no longer accepting applications.

If you submitted an application online during the application period (January 28 -February 28, 2019) then you should have received an email confirmation from Smart Choice on the day you submitted the application. You may visit www.RCHSapplication.com to log in to your Smart Choice parent account at any time; however, the status of your application will not change until after the lottery is drawn.

The lottery will be held on Friday, March 22 at 4:00 pm.You will receive an email with lottery results that evening. You can also log in to your Smart Choice parent account to view the lottery results. Please do not call the school to find out your lottery status. Accepted students will receive a packet of materials in the mail soon after the lottery.

There is additional information on our admissions page. The FAQ link at the end of that page also includes information regarding the lottery procedure.
Building and Grounds Work Day
Saturday, April 6, 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Parents, students, and alumni join us as we help out around the RCHS campus! We will be sprucing up the grounds, spreading mulch on paths, trimming bushes, and blowing leaves. We especially need wheelbarrow to move mulch, so if you have one to bring that day, we would appreciate it! These days are a wonderful opportunity to meet other RCHS families while improving the building and grounds for our school community.

Join us Saturday, April 6 anytime from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. You are welcome to come for all or part of the time.

To sign up, please click here. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Phoenixwear Online Store is Open!
Purchase your RCHS apparel by March 27

The Phoenixwear online store is open now through Wednesday, March 27 at 11:59pm. Orders placed during this sales period will be available for pick-up at RCHS in late-April. The online store will open again in August.

To order your Phoenixwear, please visit: https://rchsphoenixwear19.itemorder.com/sale

Questions? Contact communications@raleighcharterhs.org

Navigating Pressure and Expectations: 9th-Grade Parent Night
Thursday, March 21, 2019 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Current 9th-grade parents are invited to come have a conversation about students' perspectives and how to help them keep things in perspective as they navigate the first years of high school. Topics include registration for 10th-grade classes, identifying sources of pressure for students, social media usage, and common thinking errors teenagers tend to make. All current 9th-grade parents are strongly encouraged to attend this parents-only event.

All current 9th-grade parents are strongly encouraged to attend this current-parent-only event.
Please check your email for a link to sign up. If you did not receive the email, please contact communications@raleighcharterhs.org.

Digital Learning Initiative
Chromebook Requirements for 2019-2020

For the 2019-2020 school year, we will continue to move forward with our Digital Learning Initiative which involves implementing more one-device-to-one-student activities in our classrooms. We look forward to exploring new ways of using technology together.

All rising 9th, 10th, and 11th graders will be required to bring an Acer Chromebook R11 Convertible Touchscreen with 4GB of RAM to school for the 2019-2020 school year. This Chromebook is available online at a variety of retailers including Amazon Smile. Rising seniors are not required to purchase Chromebooks. Financial assistance is available. Please contact Lisa Huddleston for more information.

Job Opportunities at RCHS
RCHS Community

Raleigh Charter High School is currently accepting applications for the following position:

        • Volleyball Coach (Fall 2019 season)

For information, please visit our Job Openings page.

Graduation Information
Class of 2019

Please keep the following schedule in mind when planning parties and making reservations. Graduation for the Class of 2019 will be held Saturday, June 8 at Meymandi Concert Hall in the Duke Center for the Performing Arts.

      • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - All graduates are required to attend graduation practice at Meymandi.
      • 3:00 pm - Doors to the hall will open for grads and guests. Tickets are not required.
      • 3:30 pm - All graduates will assemble in the lower lobby.
      • 4:00 - 6:00 pm - Graduation ceremony.
Calling All RCHS Alumni!
Reconnect with Raleigh Charter

In preparation for our 20th Anniversary Alumni Reunion on June 15, 2019, we would like to reconnect with as many alumni (and alumni parents!) as possible. Please complete this short form to ensure that we have your current contact information so we can invite you to alumni events. You'll also have a chance to share a thought or memory of RCHS with us!

Please help us reach every Raleigh Charter graduate by sharing the Reconnect links below with your classmates and Forever Phoenix friends!

Updating Your Contact Information and Preferences with RCHS
RCHS Community
It is crucial that RCHS has the most current contact information for you and your family. We use this information not only to send you the Phoenix News each week, but also to contact you in case of inclement weather or an emergency. To check on or to update your contact information, log into our website and then click on "My Preferences" in the "My Links" on the right-hand side on the page. Your RCHS login can also be used to view contact information in the Parent/Student Directory and is vital to the success of our online sign-up system for Flex and Community Work Days. Each student and parent are assigned their own userid.

If you have any concerns, send a brief description of your problem to logins@raleighcharterhs.org.