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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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.

Phoenixwear Online Store is Open!
Purchase your RCHS apparel by December 14

We're excited to announce our Phoenixwear shop is now ONLINE! The online store is open now through Friday, December 14. Orders placed during this sales period will be available for pick-up at RCHS in mid-January. The online store will open again for a Spring sale next semester.

To order your Phoenixwear, please visit: https://rchsphoenixwear18.itemorder.com/sale

Questions? Contact communications@raleighcharterhs.org

Mid-Year Exam Notes

The schedule for Mid-Year Exams is posted on the RCHS All School calendar.

Monday, 12/17:

  • No 7th period class this morning
  • 9:00 - 12:05: Half day of classes
  • 12:05 Dismissal for all students except those taking a seventh period exam
  • 12:30 - 2:25 Seventh period exam block. Students taking this exam should bring their lunch to school.

Tuesday, 12/18: 1st and 6th period exams
Wednesday, 12/19: 2nd and 5th period exams
Thursday, 12/20: 3rd and 4th period exams

School will be dismissed at 1:30 pm 12/18-12/20.

There will be no lunch sales on exam days. Students should bring a snack for the break. Friday, December 21 is make-up exam day. Make-up exams begin at 8:30 in Room 139. Any student who misses an exam must attend make-up exam day. Students who are present for all of their exams do not have to come to school on December 21.


Any requests for taking exams early, late, or at an alternate time, must be made to Ms. Klein. Parents should contact Ms. Klein by phone or email with an explanation of the reason why an alternate schedule is needed. Students who are sick or who have another excused absence during the week should plan to come on the make-up exam day, but any other kind of planned absence must be discussed with Ms. Klein as soon as possible. We ask that families make sure all winter travel plans begin after Friday, December 21 when mid-year exams have been completed.

Annual Alumni & Faculty Winter Coffee
January 7, 2019 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Alumni from all years are invited to return to Raleigh Charter for our Annual Winter Coffee. Join us during your Winter Break (or your lunch break!) for coffee, cocoa, and treats. Catch up with classmates and visit with your favorite teachers.

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!

Celebrating 20 Years Together!
RCHS Development Office

We are excited to be celebrating Raleigh Charter's 20th anniversary! Because of you, our families, we have built and sustained RCHS over the last 20 years. Thanks to the support of Phoenix families, we have:

  • Made the move from Pilot Mill to our permanent home on Glenwood Avenue.
  • Managed to fund our budget when per-pupil funding plummeted.
  • Kept class size low, despite these reductions in per-pupil funding.
  • Launched and maintained Flex Days and the Community Work Day program.
  • Purchased new textbooks averaging $5,000 - $15,000 per course.
  • Expanded our digital learning initiative.

In honor of our 20th anniversary, we ask you to consider how you will contribute to our school. At Back-to-School Night we launched our "What's Your 20?" challenge for the Phoenix Fund. Please watch (or rewatch) our slideshow below and donate generously. We appreciate your support of the Phoenix Fund!

Every Family. Every Year.
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2019 Yearbook Information

Order your Yearbook today!

Yearbooks are on sale. To order go to www.jostens.com, click "Order your yearbook TODAY!" and enter "Raleigh Charter High School."

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.