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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 Card:
Performance Grade Score History:

2019-2020 Grade: N/A
2018-2019 Grade: A 97
2017-2018 Grade: A 96
2016-2017 Grade: A+NG 97
2015-2016 Grade: A+NG 97
2014-2015 Grade: A 98



OUR MISSION

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
  • work consciously towards equity and against oppression and injustice
  • recognize and embrace the dignity of every human being
  • engage in common enterprise
  • facilitate problem solving
  • foster balance in life and
  • take ownership and responsibility for learning
We shall become good citizens.


 
2021-2022 Health and Safety Updates

Parents and guardians, please review this document for our procedures and expectations regarding absences this year.

Last updated: August 27, 2021 11:55 am.

Calendar Reminders
Upcoming Dates
  • We have updated our calendar to reflect changes regarding Community Work Day (CWD). Friday, Oct. 22 is now a regular day of school. On Wednesday, Nov. 10, classes will be dismissed at 1:05 and students who wish to participate in CWD activities may stay on campus until 2:40 pm.
  • There is no school on Thursday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

Phoenixwear Pre-Order are Open
Place your RCHS apparel orders online by Nov. 1

The Phoenixwear pre-orders are available now through November 1. Please note that orders must be paid at the time of pick-up at RCHS; there is no pre-pay or delivery option. Our Phoenixwear parent coordinator will contact you about pick-up and payment options when the orders are ready.

To order your Phoenixwear, please use this form.

Job Opportunities at RCHS
RCHS Community

Raleigh Charter High School is currently accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year for the following positions:

        • Assistant Swim Coach (part-time)
        • Track & Field Coach (part-time)

For information, please visit our Job Openings page.

Phoenix Parents
Upcoming Events for Current Parents

Feed the Phoenix Fundraiser with Papa Murphy's
Thursday, October 21 from 12 pm to 8:00 pm
Papa Murphy's located at 161 SE Cary Parkway will donate 33% of sales to RCHS when you place an order on October 21! Simply mention Raleigh Charter when calling or enter the word DONATE when ordering online.

General Meeting
Tuesday, October 19 at 8:30 am at RCHS in the Outdoor Learning Space
All current parents (and grandparents!) are welcome to attend our general meetings. Come to learn about volunteer opportunities, discuss upcoming events, and meet other parents. We hope to see you there! Click here learn more about Phoenix Parents.

Our 2021 Phoenix Fund: Every Family, Every Year
Support RCHS by donating today!


The Phoenix Fund is our annual appeal for operational support. It pays for today.

Support of the Phoenix Fund gives us the ability to:

  • keep classes small
  • attract and retain excellent teachers and staff
  • provide our students and classrooms with essential resources such as Chromebooks and textbooks and basic supplies like dry erase markers and paper
  • pay for our mortgage and building maintenance
Our 2021-22 goal is to raise $325,000. As a line item in our annual budget, the Phoenix Fund is critical to our day-to-day operations. At RCHS, we have always relied on caring and steadfast support from our community. Last year, despite the challenges of the pandemic, our families and friends helped us to not only meet but exceed this goal earlier than ever before. Please join in this tradition of giving by donating to the Phoenix Fund today. Every gift of every size helps us reach our goal.

To learn more about how you can support RCHS through the Phoenix Fund, please visit our Giving page.

Our Work Towards Equity and Antiracism

Raleigh Charter High School feels strongly that our school must take a clear stand in support of antiracism and equity. We join national protests in echoing that Black Lives Matter. We affirm our commitment to dismantling systemic racism. We stand with our Black, Latin X, and Native American students, families, and faculty and staff.

We invite all members of our school community to join us in these ongoing efforts. Working with the RCHS Board and Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Committees, the Raleigh Charter High School Administration and Board of Directors shares the following:

Commitment to Equity and Antiracism

In this moment of reckoning, our nation's history of systemic racism has come into the spotlight. We recognize that historically, schools have engaged in and reinforced inequitable practices. Our school is committed to evaluating our current practices and bringing them into alignment with antiracist work. We view this antiracist work as fundamental to our mission of educating knowledgeable, thoughtful, contributing citizens.

The purpose of this statement is to lay out our commitments to continuing and strengthening our work towards equity, inclusion, and antiracism.

  1. We will work towards antiracist teaching in terms of both our pedagogy and our course content. We will engage in ongoing analysis of content within departments, with special attention to the inclusion of voices that have been systematically silenced.
  2. We will provide diversity and sensitivity training as a fundamental part of professional development for all faculty and staff.
  3. We will provide ongoing support for our Black, LatinX, and Native American students, families, and faculty and staff, in particular, because they are underrepresented in our school community. This includes sustaining and creating safe spaces for those students to share experiences and receive support. We will continue to build our Diversity Parent Network.
  4. We will work towards diversifying our community in terms of both race and economic status. We will use our admissions lottery to provide greater access to our school for students of low socioeconomic status, and we will continue our outreach to Black, LatinX, and Native American families. We will bolster our support for our Black, LatinX, and Native American faculty and staff. We will strengthen our efforts towards diversifying our faculty.
  5. We will provide equitable access to all aspects of a Raleigh Charter education. We will continue to provide funding for food, supplies, testing, and extracurricular activities, and we will work towards providing even greater access to transportation.
  6. We will continue to partner with organizations that have common goals in areas of equity and antiracism, including community organizations and traditional public schools.

Updated: July 28, 2020