|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten - 12|
|Total Students||401 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||15% (NC School Avg.: 17%)|
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||48 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1 (National school avg.: 13:1)|
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||52%|
|Average Class Size||13 students|
|Number of AP Courses||14 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||Art History, Calculus AB, Chemistry, Economics, English Literature, Environmental Science, Government & Politics, Modern European History, Psychology, Statistics, US History|
|Average SAT score||1733|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(No uniforms but enforced dress code)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Feb. 15 / rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Please call for current tuition information. Tuition can be paid once a year, in three equal installments, or monthly.|
|% on Financial Aid||32%|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$4,252|
|Admissions Director||Tom Maze|
|Admissions Associate||Lisa Stone|
|Total Sports Offered||12 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football,
Golf, Marksmanship, Soccer, Softball, Swimming,
Tennis, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Cross Country,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||23 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Academic Marshals, Accelerated Reader, Chess Club, Chorus, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Film Club, French Club, Guitar Club, Honor Council, Key Club, Longboarding Club, Middle School SGA, National Honor Society, Odyssey of the Mind, Pep Club, Ping Pong Club, Science Olympiad, Spanish Club, Stock Market Club, Ukulele Club, Upper School SGA Chess Club, Chorus, Drama Club, Film Club, French Club, Guitar Club, Honor Council, Key Club, Pep Club, Ping Pong Club, Spanish Club, Ukulele Club, Academic Marshals,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
Middle School SGA,
National Honor Society,
Odyssey of the Mind,
Stock Market Club,
Upper School SGA,
- Rocky Mount Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
- Every classroom at RMA is equipped with an interactive data projector which provides teachers with an additional teaching tool. Each teacher has a Lenovo ThinkPad that interacts with the projector. Each Lower School classroom has four state of the art computer workstations and four iPads, both loaded with education apps. Every student in grades 6-12 is provided a Lenovo ThinkPad for school and home use. Netbooks available for use in class for 3rd-5th grades.
- 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, with language arts and math curicula in addtion to the special classes in PE, Music, Library, Guidance, and Technology, and learning through play centers.
- 92% of high schoolers take at least one Honors or AP course.
- RMA Class of 2013 SAT score (CR+M) was 1152, the highest in the area
- Twenty four of the Class of 2013 graduates (31 of 31) received $2.787 million in merit scholarships. RMA had the only Morehead-Cain Scholar (UNC-CH), the only Johnson Scholar (Washington and Lee University) and the only National Achievement Scholar in the area. Also, the only Alvey Scholar (University of Mary Washington) in the US for 2013 was from RMA.
- 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. Overnight class trips that tie into curriculum begin in 5th grade.
Profile last updated: 09/05/2013
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