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.
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-Regional Accreditation.