1307 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27605

Diversity Initiative Committee

“[Diversity is] respected for enhancing the Raleigh Charter community. Our school is built on the unique and different perspectives of each individual student, and no voice is left unheard.”
- RCHS Student, Class of 2017

Who Are We?

Raleigh Charter High School is committed to creating a school environment which is culturally rich and reflective of the community in which our students, faculty, and staff live. The RCHS Diversity Initiative Committee, composed of faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and board members, seeks to increase the diversity of our student body and faculty.

The Diversity Initiative Committee...

  • Is involved in recruitment efforts for new applicants. We are a charter school with open enrollment by lottery (determined by state law). Our student body will reflect our applicant pool. We encourage applications from ALL students who are interested in a college preparatory high school experience.
  • Seeks to maintain a school culture that includes an appreciation of differences and a respectful learning experience for all students.
  • Acts as a resource for networking, education and public relations.
  • Works with the Voices for Minority Club, an RCHS student-led effort to increase diversity at Raleigh Charter High School.

RCHS believes that a diverse school community is central to an enriching, engaging academic environment.

Share Your Suggestions and Ideas

Contact members of the committee with your comments and suggestions.

Diversity Initiative Committee Faculty Representative, Hannah Page

Regular public meetings of the Diversity Initiative Committee are announced in the Phoenix News.

About the RCHS Community

A small community with a caring, supportive learning environment

  • Average class size: 19
  • 560 students in grades 9 through 12
  • Our Peer Mentor Program matches new students with 11th and 12th grade student mentors
College counseling guides students throughout the college application and financial aid process

  • 98% of our graduates attend college
  • Our 136-student Class of 2017 was accepted to 120 colleges and universities and awarded over $6 million in scholarships
Nationally and locally celebrated learning

  • A 2014 National Blue Ribbon School (U.S. Department of Education)
  • Ranked as high as 9th by Newsweek and 20th by U.S. News and World Report for outstanding academic achievement
Students develop leadership and collaborative skills while pursuing their passions and having fun

  • 29 community service programs
  • 50+ student-led clubs
  • 7 NCHSAA 1A athletic teams, 10 state champion titles

Learn more about Raleigh Charter High School: College Profile, Curriculum Guide, Brochure about RCHS

“It’s a very open-minded place. You can be yourself without having to worry because everyone respects you as who you are. I love that.”
- RCHS Student, Class of 2017

Faculty Recruitment

We recognize that diversity is important among our faculty and staff as well as among our students. Please check our Job Openings page for active employment listings.

What is the Application Procedure?
Admission to RCHS is by public lottery. To enter the lottery, students must complete an application by deadline and meet our math requirement. Click here for details on applying to RCHS.

Raleigh Charter High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age in its programs and activities.