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Richmond Charter Academy

Apply Now for the 2018-2019 School Year!

The open enrollment application deadline for Richmond Charter Academy for the 2018-2019 year was on February 16, 2018. Applications received by this deadline will be included in a lottery held on March 6, 2018. 


If you missed the open enrollment application deadline for Richmond Charter Academy, you will still be able to submit an application for the 2018-2019 school year starting on February 21, 2018. Applications submitted after the February 16 deadline will be considered in the Round 2 application - you will be placed on a waiting list at each of your selected schools and/or offered enrollment if space becomes available. Round 2 applicants will be placed on waitlists on a first-come first-served basis.


RCA is a Top-Performing Public Middle School

At Richmond Charter Academy, we believe all students can achieve their academic goals, attend college, and succeed in life. 


We pride ourselves on being one of the highest performing public middle schools in Richmond. We provide a structured learning environment for our students that is heavily focused on daily attendance, educator effectiveness, and test-score data. Our mission is to foster a culture of hard work and prepare our students in a manner that will help them excel in high school and attend the college of their dreams.

And Features a Rigorous Academic Program

6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Mathematics Pre-Algebra/Algebra I Algebra 1/Geometry
Literature/Grammar Literature/Grammar Literature/Grammar
Ancient Civilizations Medieval and Early Modern Times U.S. History
Earth Science Life Science Physical Science
Physical Education Physical Education Physical Education


At RCA, we honor hard work, and truly believe in the content of this expression. We hold this statement as a creed, and as a promise.  To help accomplish our vision and goals, our school provides an after school program and two full-time tutors who work with the students inside and outside of the classroom. We also hold a language program for students who are struggling with English as well as an accelerated math class for the 7th grade, and algebra for the 8th grade.

And Provides Educational After-School Activities

We are proud to offer a wide variety of activities every day for our students through our ASES program including homework help, tutoring, music, art, chess, rugby, and MESA.


RCA is a proud partner of the John Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth that gives students the opportunity to participate in college-level summer programs and online courses.


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Contact Information

RCA Main Office

1450 Marina Way South

Richmond, CA 94804
Phone 510-235-2465
Fax 510-235-2469


RCA 6th Grade Classes

are held at Richmond Charter Academy

1450 Marina Way South

Richmond, CA 94804


RCA 7th and 8th grade Classes
are held at John Henry High School

1402 Marina Way South

Richmond, CA 94804

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