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Founded in 2010 ~ Molalla, Oregon
Clackamas County

Registered 501(c)(3) Non-Profit

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Renaissance Public Academy is an accredited, tuition-free public charter school of choice currently serving grades 4 through 12. As a charter school, student enrollment is not limited to the boundaries of our “home district” – Molalla River School District

Marson Court croppedIn addition to students within Molalla River School District, enrollment has included families from Canby, Woodburn, Hubbard, Aurora, Salem, Keizer,  Silverton, Mt. Angel, Scotts Mills, Estacada, Oregon City, Gladstone, and Wilsonville.

Renaissance Public Academy generally operates on a 4-day classroom schedule, Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If Monday is a holiday, classes are held Tuesday through Friday. The 2014-15 School Year Calendar includes three 5-day weeks. We closed the week of Thanksgiving and these “extra days” cover the three of closure.

“Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” -
Martin Luther King, Jr
With the unique curriculum of RPA and high expectations, 43.33% of our 4th-12th grade scholars received Honor or High Honor Roll recognition as a result of grades earned in the Second Trimester of 2014-15.
 Please note:  Renaissance Public Academy Expectations
2015 RPA Handbook
RPA Literature Progression
Bus Schedule for Renaissance Public Academy Students
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Now Hiring toward the 2015-16 School Year including positions of Administrator, teachers for Middle School/High School Latin, Literature, Math, Science, Social Studies/History, and 6th Grade (self-contained)  Clicking on the photo links up the Employment page.


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Enrollment is operated on a lottery basis.  The Open Enrollment Phase for the 2015-16 School Year began on March 16th.  Clicking on the photo links up the enrollment page.

INVITATION: When school is in session, classes are open for observation by parents and other visitors. Review/Observation forms, (available in the office), provide an opportunity for parents/visitors to note comments and share them with the administration. Please contact the office at office@rpa-molalla.org (or 503-759-7002) to schedule an appointment. Pre-planning a visit provides the opportunity to avoid a classroom visit on a day of testing, field trips, or other unique events.

Renaissance is also open for visits from prospective new students and families. Visitors/Guests are required to check in/sign in at the office before going to any classroom.

If there is an interest in having a non-registered student visit or shadow with a student for a day, please complete a Student Visitor Permission Form and submit it to the office at least one week in advance of your requested date.

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“Six-Word Memoirs”- a sampling of student-selected and
created work from the Renaissance Public Academy 2012-2013 Tech Class