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River Oaks
1015 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road
Charlotte, NC 28214
Courier #: 463
P: 980-344-1020  |  F: 980-343-1816 
Principal: Stephanie Gust
LC: Northwest
Bell Schedule: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Grades: PreK-5
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River Oaks Academy is a Title I neighborhood school established in 2008 and located in the Mountain Island Lake area of Charlotte, NC.  We serve students in PreK-5th grade and have a self-contained Pre-K program. We currently have around 475 students in our K-5 program and 65 students in our PreK program. Our demographics are: 65% African American, 22% Hispanic, 6% White and 7% other.  About 12% of our scholars are served in the exceptional children’s program, 12% of our scholars are served in the English as a Second Language program, 2% are served in the Talent Development program and 1% of scholars are identified under section 504. During the 2020-2021 school year, the staff and SIT revised our mission, vision, and core values.  

ROA Vision Statement

At River Oaks Academy, we will continue to grow as a community through collaboration to empower our scholars to be productive and prepared members of the global community.  We will continue to be lifelong learners that embrace all aspects of learning and teaching with a focus on equitable education opportunities and excellence for all. 

ROA Mission Statement

River Oaks Academy empowers scholars to reach their maximum potential by providing opportunity for collaboration, critical thinking, and enhanced social emotional skills and awareness.  Personal goals are developed with feedback and coaching to provide the opportunity for the continuous growth of all staff and scholars.

River Oaks’ Core Values

River Oaks Academy values the evolving process of collaboration, compassion and creativity to influence and impact everyone's knowledge and personal growth.

River Oaks’ Pledge

I am a River Oaks’ Scholar.  That means I am responsible, respectful and receptive to learning each day.  I will strive for academic excellence, outstanding attendance, and excellent character as I become a globally competitive scholar!

P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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