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Redmond Proficiency Academy opens enrollment


RPA, Central Oregon’s Personalized Learning Academy, announced that enrollment for the 2015-16 school year is now open and is scheduled to close at 5:00 p.m. on March 15 th. Any new student interested in attending the tuition free public charter school should apply online at .

“We are excited to begin the process of welcoming new students to RPA,” said Executive Director, Jon Bullock. “The open enrollment process allows all students who are interested in attending RPA next year to submit an application. This is the first step toward owning your education and creating an education as unique as you are.”

Applications for enrollment are being accepted for students entering grades six through 12, and there are openings in all grade levels.

“The transition years of sixth and ninth grade have the greatest number of enrollment spaces available,” Bullock said. “We are hoping students entering middle school and high school will come learn more about what RPA has to offer.”

Students and parents interested in learning more about RPA are welcome to call and schedule a personal tour or join in an Informational Session on Wednesday, March 11 th at 6:30 p.m. at COCC Bend Campus, Barber Library.

“Our hope is to provide all those who are interested a glimpse into life at RPA,” Bullock said. “Our Informational Session is open to everyone who has an interest in RPA and would like to know more about how our academy works.”

RPA offers multiple pathways for success, including a College Prep program featuring a university model scheduling system in which students take advanced courses and learn effective college habits like studying and time management.

“In addition to our openings in sixth and ninth grade, we are encouraging students to learn more about our College Prep and Virtual Academy programs, ” Bullock said. “We have openings in all grade levels and feature programs that encourage students to own their education.”

RPA encourages students to participate in real world learning experiences and to earn credit by demonstrating their knowledge and skills. RPA prides itself on creating an inclusive school culture where teachers know their students and where students cultivate friendships in an atmosphere of academic success.

“Students at RPA have the opportunity to accelerate the pace of their learning to ensure they are challenged and that they understand what they are learning,” Bullock said. “For example, a sixth grade student who wants to take advanced seventh and eighth grade courses can do that. A freshman who wants to take advanced high school courses can do that.”

RPA is a tuition free public charter school serving sixth through twelfth grade students throughout Central Oregon. The academy focuses on providing students a proficiency-based education in a personalized learning environment. At RPA, students are encouraged to excel at their own pace and are recognized by ability rather than grade level. Students create a personalized learning plan to pursue their own areas of interest in preparation for their next educational steps.

About Redmond Proficiency Academy

The Redmond Proficiency Academy (RPA) is a public charter school operating in the Redmond School District. In its sixth year of operation, RPA serves nearly 800 students in grades 6-12. Students come to RPA from throughout Central Oregon. Using a proficiency-based instructional model in a personalized school environment, RPA strives to prepare all students for success in college and life.

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