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Rocky Mount Academy

Rocky Mount Academy is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Small City

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Overview

Rocky Mount Academy says

Find us on FacebookRMA is on YouTubePhoto Galleries on FlickrRocky Mount Academy is a co-ed college preparatory day school for grades PK-12. It is the largest independent school in the area and attracts students from several surrounding counties and communities. For 43 years, RMA has provided a nurturing community where an emphasis on academics, character, and community hasprepared students for the challenges, opportunities, and responsibilities that they will encounter in life and college. With a strong college prep curriculum that produces well prepared, independent learners and with abundant opportunities to participate in sports, clubs, and leadership organizations, RMA is an outstanding educational option for families in the area. RMA is proud to serve the community and to contribute the independent school option to the area's education choices. Rocky Mount Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.In addition to a Digital Learning Center, every classroom at RMA is equipped with an interactive data projector which provides teachers with an additional teaching tool. Each teacher has a tablet that interacts with the projector. Each Lower School classroom has four state of the art computer workstations. Every student in grades 6-12, in the 2012-13 year, will be provided a tablet that will also interact with the projector. IPads on mobile carts for classroom use.RMA Lower School and Middle School students score in the top 18% on national standardized achievement testing.RMA Pre-K is considered the most academic program in the area, withlanguage arts and math curicula in addtion to the special classes in PE, Music, Library, Guidance, and Technology, and learning through play centers.69% of RMA 7th graders qualified to take the SAT through the Duke Univ. TIP program.92% of high schoolers take at least one Honors or AP course.RMA Class of 2010 SAT score (CR+M) was 1171 as compared to the national average of 1017,the state average of 1017, and the local average of 956.2011 graduates (23) received $1.2 million in merit scholarships.88% of grade-eligible students play on at least one team a year.Opportunities for national and regional summer academic and leadership programs.Classroom education augmented by dayfield trips and overnight class trips beginning in 5th grade.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (252) 443-4126
Email
  [email protected]

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 409
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 22
Kindergarten 20
1 28
2 34
3 25
4 22
5 25
6 28
7 29
8 33
9 43
10 26
11 31
12 43

Rocky Mount Academy's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Rocky Mount Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 9 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 84%
Multi-racial 3%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Extracurriculars

  • Marksmanship Club
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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