weather make up days

Make-up student days for dates missed in
December due to inclement weather:

February 1, 2019 will be a half-day
with dismissal at 11:30 am.

February 4, 2019 will be a full day.


Welcome to River Mill Academy

River Mill Academy is a North Carolina Public Charter School currently serving approximately 800 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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2019-2020 Enrollment Information


The registration period for the 2019-2020 school year begins on Wednesday, January 3 and ends on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 3:00 pm. The lottery for the 2019-2020 school year is open to the public and will be held on Friday, February 8 at 9:00 am. Results will be mailed to all applicants.

Late registrations will be added to the end of the waiting list in the order in which the applications are received.

Application for Admission for the 2019-2020 Year
click the link above to view/print the application

  • River Mill Academy will accept registration forms from January 3, 2019 through 3:00 pm on February 1, 2019.
  • Registration forms are available at River Mill Academy any time during normal school operating hours.
  • A child must be five years old on or before August 31, 2019 to enroll as a kindergarten student for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • If you are currently on the River Mill Academy waitlist, you are welcome to pick up a registration form any time between January 3 and February 1, 2019 during normal school operating hours. Waiting lists do not carry over from year to year.
  • All registration forms received on or before 3:00 pm on February 1, 2019 become eligible for the school's public lottery. Any registration form received after February 1, 2019 is NOT entered in the lottery, but is added to the end of the grade level waiting list.



What's Happening

Military Appreciation
Military Appreciation Night - January 22
Please join us on Tuesday, January 22 for Military Appreciation Night when our basketball teams host Clover Garden School. Our students and staff will be creating posters to recognize and pay tribute to family members and friends who are currently or have previously served in our military. Attendees are asked to wear patriotic attire to the games to show support.
Read More about Military Appreciation Night - January 22
ASVAB Test - January 29
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is a multiple choice test, administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command, used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces. The ASVAB test will be administered to students who have pre-registered on Tuesday, January 29. For more information contact Holly Shepherd at hshepherd@rivermill-academy or visit http://official-asvab.com/index.htm.
Read More about ASVAB Test - January 29
Winter Dance
Winter Dance (grades 3-5) on January 25
The class of 2019 is throwing a school dance for students in 3rd to 5th grade on Friday, January 25 from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm. The dance will be held in the middle school gym. Admission is $5.00 per student. School attire is the dress preference. A snack and drink will be provided. Please click the "read more" button for the registration form.
Read More about Winter Dance (grades 3-5) on January 25

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Calendar & Events

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Buy A Yearbook

Order the 2018-2019 River Mill Academy Yearbooks online:

Elementary School

Middle & High School


2019-2020 Academic Calendar

(approved 12.20.2018)

RMA Calendar 

2018-2019 Academic Calendar

(approved 10.19.2017)

Quick Links