Richmond High School Early College Academy
RHS EARLY COLLEGE is founded on FOUR CORNERSTONES. FAMILY, COMMUNITY, AND COLLEGE PARTNERS join together to construct EXCELLENT EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES for RCS EARLY COLLEGE students.
- Cornerstone I RIGOROUS ACADEMICS
- Cornerstone II SERVICE LEARNING
- Cornerstone III HABITS OF MIND
- Cornerstone IV COLLEGE AND COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
RICHMOND HIGH SCHOOL EARLY COLLEGE COHORTS
RHS EARLY COLLEGE scholars earn a significant amount of College Credit.The rigor of the dual credit class is in addition to rigorous Core 40 or Core 40 HONORS pathway classwork that is required of college bound students at Richmond High School.
Richmond High School Early College, a 'school within a school,' partners with Richmond High School and Ivy Tech Community College to create a college-going culture that is critical to developing academic and social leaders.
RHS EARLY COLLEGE FAMILIES HAVE ORIENTATION AT
IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE
COHORT IV & FAMILIES
RCS EARLY COLLEGE INSTRUCTOR TEAM
The RCS EARLY COLLEGE TEAM is composed of instructors at both RHS EarlyCollege & Early College Preparatory Academy options at Hibberd Program Building, Dennis Intermediate, and Test Intermediate. Under the facilitation of Lead Teacher Mr. Tre Ronne, this team collaborates with Ivy Tech instructor, RCS Early College adminstrators, and RCS Early College Coordinator to provide a transition to college level work expected of the Early College Students. Transition has included~
- Leadership Training
- BRIDGEWAY CELEBRATION
- Richmond High School Orientation
- Ivy Tech Community College Orientation
- Positive Behavior Support toward College Presence
- College rigor in both RHS and college settings
Top Ten Things PARENTS
Can Expect from the Early College and its TEAM
- Everyone relies on your child’s daily attendance
- Our hearts, minds, and doors are always open to you.
- We care about what is important to you and your child
- We want you to know what is going on at school- our newsletters will come out with the DMS paper this year
- Our learning environment fosters open communication, responsibility, respect, cooperation, flexibility, and safety
- You can expect your child to be honored as an individual
- You can expect your child to learn how to function with a group
- You can expect to be a teacher to your child as we walk alongside your leadership
- You can expect to be asked questions so we know what will work best for your child. However, you can also expect that we will respect your family culture.
- You and your child can expect that we will help your child build academic and personal success.
- Why Us