Fast Facts

  • When was RCA Founded?

    Our school was established in the fall of 2007 by cofounders Ron Clark and Kim Bearden.

  • Location

    Southeast Atlanta, Georgia

  • Enrollment

    120 students, Grades 5th-8th

  • Staff

    30

  • Average Class Size

    30 students

  • Travel

    We believe that integrating travel into the curriculum creates global citizens.

  • Educator Training Program

    Over 50,000 educators have visited RCA to observe our classrooms and attend our workshops to learn better ways to promote student engagement, increase academic rigor, and create a climate and culture that promotes student success.

  • Volunteers

    Parent volunteers are essential to our school programs. Parents are required to volunteer 40 hours a year.

  • School Day

    Classes 8:00 AM–4:00 PM
    After school programs 4:00 PM–5:45 PM
  • After School Programs

    Tennis, golf, double-dutch, tutoring, dance, etiquette by Perfectly Polished, and more! 

  • Teams & Clubs

    Boys' Basketball, Girls' Basketball, and Cheerleading
    Essentials Step Team
    Model United Nations Team
    Robotics
    Ya Heard Poets
    Technology Team
  • House System

    Our school is divided into four houses to create unique communities. 
    Houses include:
    Altruismo (Black House) Givers
    Amistad (Red House) Friendship
    Isibindi (Green House) Courage
    Rêveur (Blue House) Dreamers
  • Campus

    Our campus includes a 44,000 square-foot facility with 14 classrooms, a media center, 2-story slide, a dragon staircase, a dance studio, and a gymnasium.

  • Geographic Distribution

    Our students commute to RCA from all over the metro Atlanta area.