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1242 South Main Street
Graham, NC 27253

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(336) 229-0909
(336) 229-9975
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November 22, 2015
I have a 3rd grader at this school, this is our 2nd year. The teacher we had last year was so bad, I considered pulling him out and never looking back. She should not be teaching children or anyone for that matter!!! This year, we have a much better teacher. I'm glad we stayed, but the experience has left me with strong feelings of dislike for the school as a whole. It was a little more than just having a "bad teacher". I feel better about this year, he's already making great progress. I hope Rivermill grows on me!

- submitted by a community member

April 19, 2015
I have 4 children who have attended River Mill Academy and I have been very pleased with the education that they have received. River Mill promotes a safe and nurturing learning environment. I feel that my children who have graduated from River Mill Academy have been well prepared for college. The school utilizes various means of communication with parents and the community through the school website, individual teacher websites, e-newsletters, and a phone call system.

- submitted by a parent

April 18, 2015
River Mill Academy is an excellent college prep school. The teachers and staff care about the students and want them to succeed while providing a safe learning environment. I highly recommend RMA to parents searching for a college prep education for their child or alternative to the local public schools.

- submitted by a parent

April 17, 2014
They can do better with communication. Also, the school could let the kids do things to enjoy the holidays. I am 100% for education, but they are still kids. Why not let them have an Easter Egg Hunt, or a party at Christmas. Make up a creative reason to dress up for Halloween. Let them enjoy some of the childhood.

- submitted by a parent

March 27, 2014
Great communication! Your couldn't ask for better teachers. This school seems well put together. I'm so excited for many years to come at this school!

- submitted by a parent

August 06, 2012
My daughter has been at RMA since Kindergarten and I have been very pleased with our experience. Her reading difficulties have been addressed and continue to be addressed and we are kept informed of her progress Teachers take a person interest in thier students as does the adminstration I had a child in the other schools here in Graham and was greatly disappointed not only in the teaching but leadership as well . I tell everyone I meet with school age childern that RMA is the best choice for education Lori Barlow parent

- submitted by a parent

August 06, 2010
We have been blessed to be a part of River Mill Academy for 9 years. As with any organization, there have been ups and downs. Regardless, we have always been able to count on solid teaching, attainable future goals and a safe environment. We truly believe that our children would not have received a better education in traditional public schools. Right decisions are always right when direct participation and discussion is involved. Taking for granted that things are always as they appear leads to misunderstanding and misinterpretation. Get involved without gossip and truly be an example to your children and the other students. They learn from you as much as they learn from the teachers.

- submitted by a parent
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May 10, 2010
We may have not made the right decision.... 1/3 of our fourth graders class failed EOG testing and 1/4 of our 5th graders class failed EOGs.

- submitted by a parent

September 02, 2008
We have 2 children at River Mill academy. We have been very pleased with the environment, staff and learning experience at River Mill. I am proud to say that my children attend RMA. It is a well respected school in the community. We haven't experienced typical public schools, but I constantly hear from other parents that the environment at RMA is much safer and lends itself to learning much better than public schools. Robyn Myers

- submitted by a parent

April 15, 2008
This school has many secrets that are kept hidden. All the drama and who-did-what does not provide a good learning environment

- submitted by a student
no rating
February 18, 2008
I am a mother of 6. My children are happy, well educated, safe and they feel the teachers and staff really care about them. They are always available for questions from me and my children. My family and I are very proud to be part of the River Mill family. Erik and Sherri Hendrix,parents

- submitted by a parent

March 04, 2004
My children and I are a really pleased to be part of the RMA family in Graham N.C. I feel this is one of the best schools in our area, and I am very proud to let people know this is where my children recieve an excellent education!!

- submitted by a parent

January 31, 2004
River Mill provides a safe and constructive learning enviroment for all students. They offer a wide range of activities for students K-12 including recreational teams for the youngest students. My child has benefited greatly from the smaller class sizes, highly qualified quality teachers and 'family like' atmosphere.

- submitted by a parent

January 25, 2004
River Mill Academy's administrators, faculty and staff are dedicated, caring professionals. River Mill provides children from kindergarten through high school with exceptional classroom learning experiences along with extracurricular activities. The limited enrollment and small class size helps to create a caring family atmosphere among faculty, students and parents.

- submitted by a parent

November 18, 2003
River Mill Academy is an exceptional school. The teachers and staff are very friendly and supportive in all aspects. They care and appreciate their students and their families.

- submitted by a parent
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River Mill Academy
1242 South Main Street, Graham, NC  27253
(336) 229-0909
Last modified River Mill Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
River Mill Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top