American River Charter School provides a rigorous, challenging, and adventurous education. Varied programs, which are responsive to student and family needs, will be interesting and complex. Satisfying, high-quality student performance will be the result of powerful, consistent, teacher-collaborated instruction and diligent, persistent student-effort. The atmosphere will be joyful, trusting, and respectful. Students will become skillful, curious, life-long learners, creative problem solvers, caring, involved community participants, and global citizens.