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2015-16 Enrollment

Enrollment for the 2015-16 school year
updated August 11, 2015

Enrollment for new homeschool students is open and there is still space available in the K-12th grades.

All site classes are full except for Kindergarten. Site families may still apply but with full classes new applicants will be placed on a wait list and/or selected for available spots with our Lottery Selection process. 

If you are interested in applying for the 2015-16 school year, please fill out our application packet and turn it into the office as soon as possible,  If you have any questions, please contact the school office.  Thank you.

Application Packet

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eScrip Group Name:
Friends Of American River Charter School
eScrip Group ID – 500024445

We also participate in:
 Boxtops for Education
and are
Mar-val Community Card Members


Upcoming Events: 

Wednesday, Aug 19 - School starts - Morning bell rings at 8:20 - please be on time!

Monday, Aug 31 - ARCS Council Meeting - All welcome! - 6-8pm

Thursday, Sept 3 - Back to School Night - 6:00-7:30pm

**Don't forget to sync your web and smartphone calendars with the ARCS Google Calendar - this way you'll have the latest information the moment it's updated!

School Hours:

Morning bell rings at 8:20am - please have your students ready to line up with their class by 8:20am each morning! 

Instruction begins at 8:25am for all grades.

TK & K - dismissed at 1:55pm (except early release days)
1st-8th - dismissed at 2:55pm (except early release days)

Fridays - all grades dismissed at 1:55pm

To subscribe to the ARCS Google Calendar and sync it with your web and smartphone calendars, please click the +Google Calendar button at the bottom of the calendar. 

Welcome to American River Charter School!

American River Charter School (ARCS) is a charter school in the Black Oak Mine Unified School District (BOMUSD) consisting of two diverse programs:

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