Electronic signs are now positioned on Route 25 to remind drivers passing by the Riverhead Charter School in Calverton just how fast they’re going.
Meanwhile, the Riverhead Town Police Department will place an officer outside the school to direct traffic, according to Chief David Hegermiller. READ
Riverhead Charter School Superintendent Ray Ankrum has been in charge of the running the K-8 school on Route 25 in Calverton since 2012.
But this year, he’s got another role: traffic control officer.
Mr. Ankrum spends about 45 minutes in the morning and 45 minutes in the afternoon directing traffic outside the school, wearing a bright orange vest and hat over his suit. READ
The Riverhead Charter School received approval from the New York State Board of Regents last week to offer ninth and 10th grades starting in the 2020-21 school year and to increase its maximum enrollment from 700 students to 787.
The current enrollment is 492, according to Raymond Ankrum, the school’s executive director and principal. (more…)
The Riverhead Charter School has announced expansion plans that would include offering ninth and tenth grade classes within the next four years. (more…)
The Riverhead Charter School is re-evaluating its arrangement with a controversial nonprofit following a Riverhead News-Review inquiry about placement of the organization’s donation bins in the school’s parking lot.
The New York State Board of Regents on Monday extended the Riverhead Charter School’s charter through the end of the 2021-22 school year.
Through the resolution approved Monday, the K-8 school on Main Road in Calverton also received state authority to expand its maximum authorized enrollment from 414 students to 700 students.
Just over 400 students enrolled in the Riverhead Charter School last school year, reaching the maximum number of students allowed in the charter.
Assessment results for students at the Riverhead Charter School show proficiency rates of 34 percent on English Language Arts tests taken in April 2016 — a 12 percent improvement — and a slight increase to 33 percent proficiency in math, according to the state Department of Education.