Welcome to River Mill Academy

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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Enrollment for 2020-2021

2020-2021 Enrollment Application Information

  • The registration period for the 2020/2021 school year begins on Friday, January 3, 2020 and ends on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm.
  • Applications must be submitted online through Lotterease (link to submit applications will be active on January 3, 2020.
  • A child must be five years old on or before August 31, 2020 to enroll as a kindergarten student for the 2020/2021 school year.
  • If you are currently on the River Mill Academy wait list, you must submit a new application through Lotterease. Waiting lists do not carry over from year to year.
  • All applications submitted before 3:00 pm on February 7, 2020 become eligible for the school's public lottery.
  • Any application received after the lottery deadline is NOT entered in the lottery, but is added to the end of the grade level waiting list after the lottery.
  • Currently enrolled students do not need to complete a new application. However, siblings of currently enrolled students must complete a 2020/2021 application to be entered into the sibling lottery.
  • The lottery drawing for the 2020/2021 school year is open to the public and will be held on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 9:00 am. Results will be emailed to all applicants.

All enrollment applications for 2020/2021 must be submitted
through our online enrollment application system: LOTTEREASE ​(click to open Lotterease website)
Lotterease Seal


What's Happening

Spring Sports Meetings
Spring Sports Meetings for Athletes, Parents & Coaches
Spring Sports Meeting for Middle School and High School athletes, parents, and coaches will be held on Wednesday, February 5 and Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Registration for both dates begins at 5:15 pm and both meetings begin at 6:00 pm. The meetings will be held in the high school gym. No athlete may attend practice/try-outs until BOTH the parent and the athlete have attended one of the pre-season mandatory meetings. Please click the "read more" button for a list of spring sports.
Read More about Spring Sports Meetings for Athletes, Parents & Coaches
Spelling Bee
Spelling Bee - January 13
Student winners in grades 4 to 8 from each Class Spelling Bee (held on January 7 in individual classrooms) will advance to the School Wide Spelling Bee on January 13 at 9:30 am in the Media Center.
Read More about Spelling Bee - January 13
NC Check-Ins
NC Check-Ins (grades 3-8) - January 14-16
River Mill Academy will administer NC Check-Ins from January 14-17, 2020. NC Check-Ins are interim assessments developed by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) that are aligned to North Carolina grade-level content standards (for reading and mathematics) and North Carolina Essential Standards (for science). More additional information please click the "read more" button.
Read More about NC Check-Ins (grades 3-8) - January 14-16

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Calendar & Events

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2019-2020 Academic Calendar

(approved 12.20.2018)


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