1307 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27605
It is our mission to creatively use the funding we receive as a charter school to maximize educational opportunities. Carpools and the City Bus system are the two main modes of transportation used by RCHS students.
» Watch for messages related to Student Parking and Traffic Flow on the RCHS website, in the Phoenix News and posted in RCHS's Main Office.
» Be courteous.

How to Arrange a Carpool

The carpool form is now active. Submit your information here! Any families who wish to make new carpool arrangements for the 2018-2019 school year must submit information to our Carpool Database by completing the Carpool Interest Form.

Your information will added to a contact list which will be distributed to other RCHS families who would like to arrange carpools. Updated versions of the contact list and map will be distributed via email in mid-June, mid-July, and early-August. Once you receive this information, you are free to contact other families for purposes of forming a carpool. Completing the Carpool Form does not guarantee a workable carpool or any other means of transportation.

NOTE: Returning families, please help us in welcoming our new families by including your information so that new families who live near you will have the option to participate in your carpool.

Questions? Contact carpool@raleighcharterhs.org to reach the Phoenix Parents Carpool Coordinator. Please include your student's name.

Parking Permits

The spring parking permit lottery for the 2018-2019 school year has closed. Students who did not enter the parking lottery this spring will have an opportunity to purchase a parking permit on the first day of school, after those who entered the lottery.

Carpool Traffic

Raleigh Charter High School has worked with the city of Raleigh to develop a traffic plan designed to help ensure the safety of RCHS students and residents of the surrounding community. Use of the Glenwood Ave and Wade Ave entrances is prohibited from 8:00 to 9:15 a.m. and 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. It is essential that all members of our school community comply with the carpool routes. Thank you for your cooperation.

MORNING Drop-Off: Best drop-off time is from 8:30 to 8:50.
Note: Encourage students to have belongings packed and ready for speedy removal when exiting a vehicle.
Parents and students must use the Washington Street entrance. Once on campus, drive counter-clockwise around the south side of the school (the right side facing Glenwood) and let students off at the front office (on the north side).
AFTERNOON Pick-Up: School is dismissed at 2:40. Best pick-up time is from 2:40 to 2:55.
Parents must use the Washington Street entrance. Once on campus, drive counter-clockwise around the south side of the school (the right side facing Glenwood) and pick students up in front of the covered walkway by the front office (on the north side). Cars must exit onto Washington St.

GoRaleigh Bus System

GoRaleigh provides bus service throughout Raleigh as well as R-LINE service in Downtown Raleigh. Students ages 13 to 18 are eligible to recieve a reduced fare when they show their RCHS student ID or GoRaleigh student ID. For information about bus routes and rates click here.