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About Riverside Leadership Academy

How RLA Helps Students Succeed

  • Small class sizes with an average teacher to student ratio of 1:20 and teacher assistants in K-3rd grades

  • Project Based Learning basis 

  • Partnerships with families and the larger community

  • Dedicated community service and military liaison 

Riverside Leadership Timeline

April 2022: Riverside Leadership Academy’s Board of Directors applied for a charter.

December 2022: Riverside Leadership Academy’s charter received approval from the Charter School advisory board and be recommended to the State Board of Education

February 2023: Riverside Leadership Academy received approval from the State Board of Education

December 2023: Riverside Leadership Academy will begin accepting applications for enrollment for their August 2024 opening.

You can help us learn more about your family’s educational needs by providing feedback on our short question survey. Join our interest list to be sent updates about our plans to open our doors to students in Eastern NC in the fall of 2024.

Future Location

Riverside Leadership Academy will be located at

1955 Old Airport Road, New Bern.

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