Inclement Weather Information

In the event of inclement weather, River Mill Academy will follow the Inclement Weather Plan (page 32 in the 2015-2016 Parent/Student Handbook or CLICK HERE).

Parents, students and staff will be notified about decisions to cancel school, delay the opening, or close early through the following:

  • Connect Ed telephone system phone calls, text messages, and email notices (please notify the school office of changes to your contact phone numbers)
  • Posted on the River Mill Academy website, Facebook page, and Twitter
  • WFMY (Channel 2), WGHP (Channel 8), WTVD (Channel 11), WXII (Channel 12), and News 14 Carolina



Welcome to River Mill Academy

River Mill Academy is a North Carolina Public Charter School currently serving approximately 700 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.

Construction is underway to add a new cafeteria, new gymnasium, and additional classroom space. When completed, River Mill Academy will be equipped to serve approximately 900 students in Alamance County and surrounding areas.

Please take some time to explore our webspace features such as the athletic calendar, news sections, teacher webspaces, and quicklinks. Subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter, or RSS feeds to receive updates on school information.


What's Happening

Carnations for Valentine's Day
Send a carnation (or a dozen) to a special friend or teacher for Valentine's Day! A single pink or red carnation costs $2.50 or you can send a dozen for $25.00. The RMA cheerleaders will be taking orders before school and during lunch from February 1 to February 4. Order forms and payment may also be turned in to the front office. Carnations will be delivered on Friday, February 12. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life. Click the "read more" button for the order form.
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Spring Sports
Spring Sports Meeting - February 10
The spring sports meeting for middle and high school athletes, parents, and coaches will be held on Wednesday, February 10. Registration begins at 5:00 pm and the meeting will begin at 5:45 pm. Individual team meetings will follow the general meeting. A make up meeting will be held on Friday, February 12 at 7:00 am for those athletes and/or parents unable to attend the evening meeting. Please note that the athlete and his/her parent or guardian MUST attend one of the two meetings in order to play a spring sport. Spring sports are: MS & HS baseball, MS & HS softball, MS & HS golf, MS & HS girls soccer, MS co-ed tennis, HS boys tennis.
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Apply Now for the 2016-2017 School Year
2016-2017 Enrollment Application Now Available
Applications for enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year are now being accepted. All applications must be completed in full and returned to the school’s main office (in person) by 3:00 pm on Friday, February 5, 2016. River Mill Academy does not accept applications by mail, fax, or e-mail. Applications will be verified complete and issued a numbered receipt. Please click the "read more" button for the Enrollment Application.
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Locate Us



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    12 Feb 2016
    High: 37 / Low: 19
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    13 Feb 2016
    High: 30 / Low: 13
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    14 Feb 2016
    Partly Cloudy
    High: 34 / Low: 21

Calendar & Events

  February 2016  
Go to Main Calendar
Elementary Yearbook Order the 2015-2016 River Mill Academy Yearbook for Elementary School online. This paperback yearbook is $21 online. Click here to order.

MS & HS Yearbook Order the 2015-2016 River Mill Academy Yearbook for Middle & High School online. This hardcover yearbook is $45 online. Click here to order.


2015-2016 Academic Calendar

(revised June 2015)

Quick Links