River Mill Academy is a North Carolina Public Charter School currently serving approximately 850 students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Our goal is to assist parents in their mission to develop exemplary young citizens with superior academic preparation, equipped with analytical thinking skills, a passion for learning, and a virtuous character, all built upon a solid foundation of knowledge. Our curriculum is challenging and demanding in an age and grade appropriate manner and our standards are high.

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             VIRTUAL SCHOOL TOUR             

Virtual School Tour

River Mill Academy will hold virtual school tours for prospective families on December 2, 2020 and January 6, 2021. The virtual tour will begin at 9:00 am and there will be time for questions. Click on the link below to join the Microsoft Teams meeting. No download is required. We look forward to sharing our school with you.

Click here to join the meeting


Exam Exemptions
High School Final Exam Exemptions
During the week of December 7-11, teachers will contact the parents of students who are exempt from their teacher made final exams. As a reminder, all students are required to take End of Course (EOC) Exams.   Below are the exemption requirements for core classes (Mathematics, English and Language Arts, Social Studies and Science). Exemptions apply only to seniors. Student must maintain a course average of 90 or higher. Student must have three or fewer absences for the course (excused or unexcused). Students must have five or fewer late arrivals to school over the course of the semester (excused or unexcused). Students in grades 9-11 may be exempt from elective final exams using the above criteria.
Read More about High School Final Exam Exemptions
Wendy's Fundraiser for the Senior Class - December 15
Show your support for the River Mill Academy's Senior Class by bringing the family out to Wendy's at 835 S. Main St. in Graham on Tuesday, December 15. Drive through hours: 6:30 am to midnight. Dining Room hours: 10:30 am to 8:00 pm. A 20% donation is applied on any breakfast, lunch or dinner order when the flyer is presented digitally or on paper at the register. Click the "read more" button for a copy of the flyer.
Read More about Wendy's Fundraiser for the Senior Class - December 15
PSAT Test Registration Now through December 1
River Mill Academy is planning to offer the PSAT/NMSQT on Tuesday, January 26 for 9-11th grade students to take during the school day. The PSAT is an optional practice exam for the SAT. The PSAT scores are not sent to colleges and are only seen by students. Depending on a junior's performance on the test, they may qualify for the 2022 National Merit Scholarship. The cost of the exam is $17. Deadline to register and pay is Tuesday, December 1. Please click the "read more" button for additional information.
Read More about PSAT Test Registration Now through December 1

         STUDENT WORK SHOWCASE         

Sixth Grade students recently completed one-page literary analysis projects based on the novel Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddox. A couple of pictures of student work are shown below. For more pictures, see the Student Work Photo Gallery. 

 K Cousin   C Cordon 






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2020-2021 Academic Calendar

(revised approved 05.20.2020)