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5.00 (1 review)
7510 Baymeadows Way, Jacksonville, FL 32256, United States

Duval Charter School at Baymeadows is a tuition-free public charter school proud to serve students in grades K-8. Named a School of Excellence by the Florida Department of Education, DCSB has received recognition for being an “A” graded school since its inception in 2011. DCSB is also among the highest-scoring charter schools in Duval County. We offer a rigorous curriculum with an individualized approach to learning and community-centered academic programs that equip your child to meet today’s challenges. These programs include Cambridge advanced classes and Gifted program, K-5 After school clubs and activities that include Robotics, Art, Music, Book Club, Harry Potter Club, Girls on the Run, and Playball, Band option for 5th graders. MS Athletics (football, cheer, cross country, soccer, basketball, track, baseball/softball, bowling, ultimate Frisbee), MS After school clubs that include National Junior Honors Society, Robotics, Student Government, Jr. Thespians, and more! Uniform school with a dress code enforced.

Duval Charter High School is a tuition-free public charter school educating students in grades 9-12. DCHS offers a robust, ​advanced curriculum ​(only AICE and honors courses available) that meets the needs of lifelong learners who enjoy coming to school every day. We offer a safe environment for students and incorporate Social Emotional Learning into the high school coursework. Student/Teacher relationships are important to student growth and comfort. We have a low student to teacher ratio which allows our students to engage with their teachers and each other. We have a school culture program where all students are assigned to a Hero Team. Students engage in Team Community Meetings and competitions. Students can earn rewards for themselves as well as their team when they show their Panther Spirit in word or deed. DCHS highlights include AICE, AP & Dual Enrollment, Honors Classes, National Honors Society, After school clubs and activities, and men and women’s athletic program. Graduation rate 98%-100% yearly, with 98% entering post-secondary education, trade school, or military. Uniform school with a dress code enforced.

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5.00 (1 review)
8680 A C Skinner Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32256, United States
(904) 638-7947(904) 638-7947
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Duval Charter School at Southside is a tuition-free public charter school educating students in grades K-8. For 2014-2015 school year applications will be accepted in grade levels K-6. Subsequent grades will be added each year. Duval Charter School at Southside is governed by Renaissance Charter School, Inc. and a member of the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) family of schools.

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5.00 (1 review)
2685 Mayport Road, Jacksonville, FL, USA

Seaside Charter School​s, administered by the Seaside School Consortium, offer tuition-free public charter schools with rigorous arts and science infused, standards-based curriculum inspired by principles of Public Waldorf Education. Our original Seaside Community Charter School is located in the Jacksonville Beaches and offers grades K-7. The charter for our second location opened in the San Jose area was approved on October 4, 2016 and offers K-4 for the 2018-2019 school year. SSC also offers an early learning center for children up to six years old at each location.

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5.00 (2 reviews)
5710 Wesconnett Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32244, United States

A STEM Charter Middle School for Girls. Waverly Academy is Jacksonville’s first-ever tuition-free, single-gender, public, charter school serving middle school girls residing in Duval County.

Waverly Academy recognizes and respects the uniqueness of each girl. Our mission is to educate girls during their crucial adolescent years; to prepare girls to enter and succeed in the colleges and universities of their choice; to nurture, empower and prepare them to be the confident, capable, and creative women of tomorrow, eager to challenge shape and change the world.

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0.50 (2 reviews)
5209 Shad Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257, United States

Duval Charter School at Mandarin is a tuition-free public charter school educating students in grades K-8. For 2014-2015 school year applications will be accepted in grade levels K-6. Subsequent grades will be added each year. Duval Charter School at Mandarin is governed by Renaissance Charter School, Inc. and a member of the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) family of schools. *Please visit our website for more information and application details.

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9238 103rd Street, Jacksonville, FL 32210, United States

Duval Charter School at Westside is a tuition-free public charter school educating students in grades K-8. For 2014-2015 school year applications will be accepted in grade levels K-7. Eight grade will be added for the 2015-2016 school year. Duval Charter School at Westside is governed by Renaissance Charter School Inc. and a member of the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) family of schools.
*Please visit our website to attend an informational session and application details.

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100 Bell-Tel Way #100, Jacksonville, FL 32216

Welcome to Duval Charter School at Arlington. We are a tuition-free public charter school educating students in grades K-8 who reside in Duval County. Duval Charter School at Arlington is a member of the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) family of schools and will provide Duval County with a great neighborhood school of choice.

Please visit our website for more details about informational sessions and application details.

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7764-17 Normandy Village Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32221, United States

MYcroSchool Jacksonville is a new and exciting approach to high school. This tuition-free public charter school caters to students who are looking for a better way to learn the skills they need to earn their diploma and be ready for college and career

MYcroSchool Jacksonville is a community-based, personalized learning program that prepares at-promise students for college and career. It is a public school so does not charge tuition.

MYcroSchool campuses are small learning communities that provide a high school program for students who need to get back on-track to graduation. Rather than viewing students at-risk of failure, MYcroSchools consider students at-promise of success. The school effectively engages students through relationship-focused, high-tech, and rigorous learning experiences. Graduates emerge prepared for careers, the military, and/or more education.

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1701 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207, United States
(904) 390-2037(904) 390-2037
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Engaging students in a 21st century, virtual learning environment for a lifetime of success.

Duval Virtual Instruction Academy, also known as DVIA, is another Duval County Public School.

If a traditional classroom isn’t best for your child, Duval Public Schools has an alternative: Duval Virtual Instruction Academy (DVIA), a virtual school program for grades K-5. DVIA offers a flexible program custom tailored to your child using the Calvert Education curriculum.

Why families choose Duval Virtual Instruction Academy:

  • Live Support:from Florida-certified teachers and experienced teachers from Calvert
  • Online Resources:Activities and videos integrated into lessons
  • Lesson Manuals: Complete daily plans for all subjects
  • Community: Online and in-person events for students and families

To learn more or see our schedule of upcoming events, click here

Read more about Duval Virtual Instruction Academy in an article written for Jax Moms Blog!

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9570 Regency Square Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32225, United States

Grades K-8. Global Outreach Charter Academy is the first public school for foreign languages in Duval County.

The mission of Global Outreach Charter Academy is to deliver a first-class academic program that offers a unique bilingual, bi-literate and bi-cultural curriculum, preparing students to have an edge in global competition.

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1440 North McDuff Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32254, United States

KIPP Impact Middle School is the highest performing middle school in the entire North and Westside of Jacksonville. Our mission is to prepare our students with the knowledge, skills, habits and character to be successful in college and in life. KIPP Impact is a free public school and has an open-enrollment policy to any resident of Jacksonville. Free bus transportation is provided across the North and Westside.

With our extended school day, we offer more time on core academic instruction in reading, math, science and social studies. We also offer daily music and PE instruction for every student, as we believe this serves as a powerful complement to our academic program. Some of the skills needed to be successful in college can be measured on a test – like math or science. Many other habits and skills though cannot – like curiosity, self-control, gratitude and grit. These are also critically important for a student to develop to be successful in college and in life!

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1440 North McDuff Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32254, United States

KIPP VOICE believes that college begins in Kindergarten. Each classroom is named after a college and students learn about colleges throughout the year. The cornerstones of our school will be a caring and disciplined school community, culturally relevant curriculum, rigorous college-prep academics, and teaching students the skills necessary to get to and through college. We strongly believe that a college education is vital to gaining opportunities in life, competing in today’s increasingly sophisticated global workforce, and fulfilling one’s potential.

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8050-1 Lone Star Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32211, United States

Our Mission: We help at-risk students earn a standard high school diploma and prepare for post-secondary success.

We offer an instructional calendar beyond the traditional 180 days to give students more opportunity to continue working toward meeting graduation goals. Attendance throughout the school’s instructional calendar is mandatory and necessary for success. Please see the published school calendar.
Program Offered:

Lone Star is a tuition-free public high school that operates two sessions per day – morning and afternoon. Students have the opportunity to enroll in the four-hour session that best fits their personal schedule so they have the flexibility to earn a quality education while working, caring for family, or managing other commitments.

Once enrolled, the school works with the student to create a personalized academic plan to graduate, and immediately helps the student to start earning credits as his/her own pace. Courses are computer-based to help the student to focus and track progress, and certified teachers provide individualized support.

The school serves ages 16 to 21. Graduation ceremonies are held in June.

There is no cost to attend. All programs are free.

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3266 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32216, United States

To instill a love for learning in a structured and nurturing environment through engaging and stimulating learning opportunities.

To ensure that students reach their maximum potential, be successful in their subsequent education, become responsible and productive citizens in a rapidly changing world.

To apply innovative methods and interdisciplinary instruction to create a stimulating and student centered learning environment.

To model, educate and engage students in how to truly think and problem solve by teaching to the whole child extending beyond the classroom

To be a catalyst for change in Math and Science.

To graduate every student college ready.

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3251 Newell Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32216, United States

To ensure that students reach their maximum potential, be successful in their subsequent education, become responsible and productive citizens in a rapidly changing world. To apply innovative methods and interdisciplinary instruction to create a stimulating and student centered learning environment. To model, educate and engage students in how to truly think and problem solve by teaching to the whole child extending beyond the classroom To be a catalyst for change in Math and Science. To graduate every student college ready.

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3266 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32216, United States

To instill a love for learning in a structured and nurturing environment through engaging and stimulating learning opportunities.

To ensure that students reach their maximum potential, be successful in their subsequent education, become responsible and productive citizens in a rapidly changing world.

To apply innovative methods and interdisciplinary instruction to create a stimulating and student centered learning environment.

To model, educate and engage students in how to truly think and problem solve by teaching to the whole child extending beyond the classroom

To be a catalyst for change in Math and Science.

To graduate every student college ready.

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9000 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32256, United States

Our mission is to provide a kindergarten through eighth grade research-based rigorous core curriculum that cultivates each child’s innate intellectual and STEM career leadership development.

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4811 Payne Stewart Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32209

Some unique characteristics of the Jacksonville SALTech campus include the ability to work at your own pace, the availability of Alternative Assessment for Exit Exams, and an upcoming TV Production curriculum.

FREE HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA PROGRAM
* Work-at-your-own-pace
* Small class sizes for one-on-one attention
* High-tech, computer-based learning
* Individually-appropriate curriculum helps students get back on track to graduate
* Career preparation and training through Job Corps
* Highly-qualified teachers who want you to succeed
* Subjects offered: English, Math, Social Studies, Science, Art History and Culture, Visual Technologies, Physical Education, ESOL
* Previous high school credits are transferrable

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6974 Wilson Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210, United States

The goal of School of Success Academy is to enhance education from a Personal Education Potential (PEP) and provide appropriate learning opportunities for our students through Individual Success Plans (ISP). Essential to the achievement of this goal is our establishment of an environment that is conducive to learning with a sensitive staff and an academically challenging program undergirded by an emphasis on citizenship which focuses on personal responsibility, respect, work ethics, integrity, self-esteem, parental commitment, and community service.

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9570 Regency Square Blvd Jacksonville FL 32225

Our school day begins at 8:30am until 3:30pm. SCA embraces learning as a dynamic experience in which children will explore and learn core subjects of language arts, math, science and social studies through direct experience, using a hands-on, experiential curriculum with an arts-integrated focus as well as the use of integrated technology.

SCA students will be provided educational resources such as: Art, Music, Drama, Computer, Foreign Language, Physical Education, and Library.

Extended Day care will also be available from 6:30am – 6:00pm

The mission of Seacoast is to provide a student-centered education, focusing on the whole child. We want our students to develop a true love for learning by creating a positive learning environment with innovative technology and high-quality education, focused on an arts integrated, hands-on curriculum with the overall goal of giving our elementary students a lifetime appreciation of learning and the development of their unique talents and abilities.

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8985 Lone Star Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32211, United States

MISSION: To promote a culture that maximizes student achievement and fosters the development of responsible, self-directed, life-long learners in a safe and nurturing environment. This will be achieved in a rigorous academic environment focused on the fundamentals of leadership development, enhanced personal responsibility and community involvement.

PHILOSOPHY: At the heart of the School’s philosophy and underlying purpose are four key pillars: • Academic Excellence • Leadership Development • Personal Responsibility • Community Involvement. The commitment to these elements is rooted in core beliefs and values that will drive the mission of the School.

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1429 Broward Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32218, United States

Somerset Preparatory Academy, a Duval County Public Charter school for K-8 focused on high level academic rigor and technology integration for the Northside, Jacksonville

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6079 Bagley Road, Jacksonville, FL 32209, United States

Our Mission:

To provide the children of the Northside a structured and nurturing learning environment that is focused on rigorous academic standards, character development, self-discipline, personal and social responsibility and family involvement.

Vision Statement:

“Tigers Today Leaders Tomorrow”

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4819 Soutel Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32208, United States

Valor Academy of Leadership is a tuition-free public school for males
focusing on the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.

Our unique educational model is focused on educating students in high poverty/high minority neighborhoods where schools have been identified as underperforming. Valor Academy of Leadership and Virtue Arts & Science Academy will provide families the choice of a gender-based college-bound program. The program will prepare K-12 students for high school graduation and college success. School culture will be focused on cultivating leadership skills so students can become leaders in their communities and develop character to equip students with the confidence needed to meet challenges faced throughout their lives.

The mission of PROFECTUS Learning Systems is to provide underserved students with a rigorous college preparatory curriculum that will prepare them for college, shape character, develop leadership skills and create independent thinkers.

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4819 Soutel Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32208, United States

Valor Academy of Leadership is a tuition-free public school for males
focusing on the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.

Our unique educational model is focused on educating students in high poverty/high minority neighborhoods where schools have been identified as underperforming. Valor Academy of Leadership and Virtue Arts & Science Academy will provide families the choice of a gender-based college-bound program. The program will prepare K-12 students for high school graduation and college success. School culture will be focused on cultivating leadership skills so students can become leaders in their communities and develop character to equip students with the confidence needed to meet challenges faced throughout their lives.

The mission of PROFECTUS Learning Systems is to provide underserved students with a rigorous college preparatory curriculum that will prepare them for college, shape character, develop leadership skills and create independent thinkers.

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1176 Labelle Street, Jacksonville, FL 32205, United States

Jacksonville’s PREMIER K-5 Charter School.
Innovative. Challenging. Nurturing.

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WAA will provide a relational, relevant and rigorous academic and arts program. Our goal is to develop a school-parent partnership whose vision and mission is developing and nurturing thinking, competent, self-confident, and, yes, happy students prepared to successfully complete secondary education. Additionally, we join the Duval County Public Schools in inspiring “all students to acquire and use the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a global economy, and culturally diverse world.”

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929 South McDuff Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32205, United States

Our Mission: We help at-risk students earn a regular high school diploma and prepare for post-secondary success. We offer an instructional calendar beyond the traditional 180 days to give students more opportunity to continue working toward meeting graduation goals. Attendance throughout the school’s instructional calendar is mandatory and necessary for success. Please see the published school calendar.
Program Offered:

Murray Hill is a tuition-free public high school that operates two sessions per day – morning and afternoon. Students have the opportunity to enroll in the session that best fits their personal schedule so they have the flexibility to earn a quality education while working, caring for family, or managing other commitments.

Once enrolled, the school works with the student to create a personalized academic plan to graduate, and immediately helps the student to start earning credits at his/her own pace. Courses are computer-based to help the student to focus and track progress, and certified teachers provide individualized support.

The school serves ages 16 to 21. Graduation ceremonies are held in June.

There is no cost to attend. All programs are free.

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10911 Old Saint Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL, United States

River City Science Academy (RCSA) is a tuition-free Duval County Public Charter School located in Jacksonville, with a focus in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). RCSA provides strong academics and college bound programs in addition to after school programs.

RCSA is one of the successful charter schools in Florida, and has been recognized as a High Performing Charter School by Florida Department of Education (FLDOE).

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12800 Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL, United States

Duval Charter School at Coastal will be a tuition-free public charter school educating students in grades K-8. For the 2017-2018 school year applications will be accepted in grade levels K-6. Subsequent grades will be added each year. Duval Charter School at Coastal is governed by Renaissance Charter School, Inc.

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4072 Sunbeam Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257, United States

San Jose Schools is a tuition-free, public charter school group that offers an abundance of school choice to fit every family’s needs. Students graduate career and college ready.

Mandarin, grades K-12 on a single campus: Visit San Jose Primary to see grades K-5 experience hands-on, Authentic Learning in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). Next, discover why San Jose Prep students have demonstrated a 100-percent graduation rate for the past three consecutive years. San Jose Prep, for grades 6-12, specializes in Early College and Career Academies, including Early Childhood Education, Information Technology and Culinary Arts. This single-campus delivery model offers a small-school environment with large-school opportunities. Favorites include interactive LEGO education, a growing sports program, an award-winning theater department and a competitive robotics team.

Westside, new campus launches in 2022: San Jose Early College at Cecil will serve grades 9-12 on Jacksonville’s Westside. Ground breaks before the end of 2021 for this state-of-the-art, career-centered high school that will be located on the FSCJ Cecil Center property. San Jose Early College at Cecil will offer Career Academies in Aviation, Financial Technology, Information Technology and Culinary Arts, along with dual enrollment for college success.

Online learning from home: San Jose Cyber Academy offers an array of online learning choices that include full-time enrollment, individual distance-learning courses, homeschool support and GED preparation including free access to the GED exam. Instructors are Florida certified, and students experience their educational pathway at their best pace. San Jose Cyber Academy is a tuition-free choice for all Florida residents.

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2043 Forest Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204

A classical model charter school is coming to Jacksonville in the Fall of 2020. It will be affiliated with the renowned Hillsdale College, through its Barney Charter School Initiative. Parent Information Meetings are starting this October.

“I am very excited about bringing this high-quality school choice option to our community,” said Jacksonville Classical Academy Chairman of the Board, John D. Rood. “The Barney Charter School Initiative is an excellent program and I am extremely impressed with its classical curriculum. Hillsdale College charter schools perform well and provide a challenging and inspirational educational experience.”

Jacksonville Classical Academy will be located near downtown Jacksonville on Forest Street and is a tuition-free public charter school. The school’s classical education model will offer students a sound curriculum based on the traditions of the liberal arts and sciences, with instruction in the principles of moral character and civic virtue.

The first year will begin with kindergarten through 6th grade and will be open to approximately 650 students, selected by random lottery. Grades will be added each year to reach K-12 with a total capacity of approximately 1,000 students. Our charter application was unanimously approved by the Duval County School Board on May 7, 2019.

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2304 St Johns Bluff Rd S, Jacksonville, FL 32246, USA

Cornerstone Classical Academy is a tuition-free classical charter school opening August 2020. CCA will begin K-6th grade and add a grade each year until 12th. We are located on 16+ acres on St. Johns Bluff Road in east Jacksonville, Florida. We exist to create a community of students who will develop and become well-rounded, life long learners with a passion for academic excellence. Our mission is to sharpen the minds and cultivate the hearts of students, through a content-rich classical education in the liberal arts and sciences, with instruction in the principles of moral character, civic virtue, and knowledge of truth. CCA’s motto is “Learn the Truth. Do the Good. Love the Beautiful.”

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IDEA Public Schools believe that each and every child can go to college. Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school with 150 students to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free, Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States. Currently, the network serves 66,000 college-bound students in 120 schools across Texas and Louisiana. IDEA has been recognized as a “Great Place to Work” and received national rankings on The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report’s Top High Schools lists. IDEA remains on-track to uphold its legacy of sending 100% of its graduates to college. Coming to Jacksonville in 2022!

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2002 San Pablo Rd. Jacksonville, FL 32224

River City Science Academy (RCSA) is a tuition-free, public charter school with a STEM-focused curriculum. RCSA is recognized as a School of Excellence in Duval County and is the first charter school in the county to receive an A-grade and high-performing status from the Florida Department of Education.

RCSA Intracoastal is currently accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year. The arrival of RCSA Intracoastal has been highly anticipated and well-received, as many working parents prefer to be closer to their children’s schools. Anyone can apply, no matter their zip code or county!

RCSA’s mission is to ensure that all students reach their maximum potential in a diverse, structured, and nurturing environment and to prepare students for a future in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. RCSA emphasizes STEM education and rigorous academics but also focuses on developing the whole child with Character Education and extra-curricular activities. The core values that guide RCSA are respect, compassion, self-confidence, and accountability.

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