Rainier Valley Leadership Academy
We are a public, tuition-free, anti-racist collaborative community school serving 6th-12th grade in South Seattle.
Rainier Valley Leadership Academy is a public, tuition-free, charter school, providing an anti-racist collaborative community and rigorous education, while providing access to civic leadership and college success for all scholars in Seattle.
RVLA is a Kindergarten, 6-12 public charter school serving the Seattle Community. We respect and celebrate the wealth and vitality of the ethnic and cultural traditions that thrive in our neighborhood. Our mission is to put every child on the path to success in college and career, leadership, and life.
We integrate college and career-ready and hands-on instruction to expose all scholars to a variety of authentic experiences. Our teachers use data driven collection to meet scholar needs and differentiation. We use common planning time and collaborative team time to analyze data to inform instruction. We provide a teacher mentor for every scholar, and focus on personalized learning.
RVLA boasts a highly-qualified and diverse faculty and staff that not only have excellent educational credentials, but also bring to their classrooms many years of dedication to scholar success and passion for our mission. Our small school community allows adults to know each and every scholar by name, strength and need. We pride ourselves on building and maintaining close relationships with scholars and families.
Our academic model is based around a college going culture with high expectations and high support, including acceleration and intervention. Technology and art electives will also be included for all scholars in grades 9-11.
We look forward to sharing more about how we put your child on the pathway for college and career readiness.
Locations Served: Seattle, Renton, Kent, Auburn