Published on Saturday, 01 January 2011 00:00
Written by Joomla!
Category: About RACS
The mission of the Rochester Academy Charter School (RACS) is to provide students in grades seven through twelve with rigorous, challenging academics through hands-on, meaningful learning opportunities that will provide them with the skills necessary to be successful academically, socially, and emotionally.
Our main focus is to instill intrinsic motivation in our students where their individual characteristics will drive our instruction. Students will be responsible citizens for themselves and others. The instructional focus on Math and Science will prepare our students for the ever-changing technological economy. Students’ expertise in Math and Science will be evident in Olympiad championships and global competitions. Most importantly, students who graduate from RACS will be self-confident individuals prepared to take on the challenges of our community and eventually, our world.
We strongly believe in the following:
Our Key Features:
RACS students will master rigorous academic standards in all subjects, build critical thinking skills, and develop a lasting love of learning through inquiry, collaboration, and reflection. In addition, we believe exposure to and respect for diverse perspectives will prepare students to tackle new situations confidently and successfully. To realize RACS mission and beliefs we will: