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Monday, May 4th - OPEN HOUSE for
SY 2015-2016 Enrollment

Wednesday, May 14th - Pre-Primary
Wednesday, May 21st - Grades 1-5 – May 21st - Make-up Date -Pre-Primary & 1-5

Monday, May 25th
Memorial Day (SCHOOL CLOSED)

Monday, June 1st  - Friday, June 5th

Wednesday, June 17th
Elementary Recital, 5th grade Graduation
(11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

Thursday, June 18th
Pre-primary Recital, “K” Graduation (9:30- 12noon)

Thursday, June 18th
Elementary 2015 Class Celebration (1:30 - 3:30)

Friday, June 19th
Last Day of School for Students (Six Flags Field Trip)
Welcome to Roots Public Charter School, founded as a non-profit corporation in March 1999 by Bernida Thompson, Ed.D. RPCS commenced its’ first year of operation in September 1999. With an enrollment of 60 students, it started with the 1st thru 8th grades. In 2004, it added the Pre-Primary (3-5 year olds). Alumni have successfully graduated from many
of the area’s finest public and private high schools and nationally ranked colleges and universities. RPCS discontinued the middle school as of 2014-2015.

The Roots Public Charter School uses the stellar curriculum and programs of the Roots Activity Learning Center as a model for academic achievement. Roots Activity Learning Center is a successful independent African Centered school which has a leading reputation for student academic achievement.  The Roots Public Charter School is nationally accredited by The Middle States Commission on Elementary Schools and The Commission on International and Trans-         
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