Red Bank Charter School


58 Oakland Street,  Red Bank, NJ  07701 
Office: 732-450-2092    Fax: 732-936-1923
 
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FAQs
 
Who may apply to Red Bank Charter School?
All children who are residents of Red Bank who are entering grades PreK through 8th grade are eligible for admission.
 
What is the age requirement for PreK and Kindergarten? 
Pre-K must be 4 years old by October 1, 2018 and Kindergarten must be 5 years old by October 1, 2018.
 
How are students chosen for admission?
A lottery is held annually for new admissions prior to January 15. Applications are accepted all year. There are no admissions criteria other than residency.
 
Are sibling of RBCS students automatically accepted?
Yes. Siblings of RBCS students are automatically granted a spot for enrollment, but must also submit an application for the entering school year. If the number of sibilings accepted to a class exceeds the number of available spots, then students will be placed on a wait list and granted enrollment based on the lottery. 
 
Is there a wait list? 
Yes. Parents of children whose numbers were not selected are invited to contact the school to be placed on the student admission wait list. The school is presently filled to capacity with a wait list.
 
How long is the school day?
The school day at RBCS runs from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
 
What subjects does the school teach?
We teach the seven core curriculum areas: math, social studies, language arts, science, world language, physical education and health, art, music and performing arts.
 
Does Red Bank Charter School offer services for students with special needs and classified students?
Yes. RBCS is a public school, and therefore must provide services to special needs students as required by state and federal law. We have a full complement of instructional and support services as required by students IEPs. RBCS also has a fully staffed Child Study Team.
 
Does Red Bank Charter School offer sports?
Yes. RBCS has sports teams for both boys and girls in soccer, basketball, softball, baseball that play in the Shore Intermediate Sports Leagues.
 
What extra-curricular activities are offered at Red Bank Charter School?
We have clubs based upon student interests that meet weekly. Other activities include peer mediators, National Junior Honor Society, service learning and community internships.
 
Does Red Bank Charter School comply with NCLB?
As a public school we comply with all the mandates of NCLB, including the state assessments, instructional programs, teacher qualifications and professional development opportunities for teachers.
 
Is the teaching staff fully qualified?
Yes. All teachers at RBCS are well qualified professionals certified by the State of NJ. 100% of the teachers are "highly qualified" as defined by NCLB.
 
What atmosphere does the Red Bank Charter School foster?  
Our community is small and welcoming. RBCS pledges to ensure a secure and nurturing environment conducive to learning and fostering the values of respect, personal responsibility and good citizenship.
 
How can I find out more about Red Bank Charter School? 
Come for a school visit. Look at our website. Call and request an application and information packet 732-450-2092, or click here to send an email.