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.
As February comes to a close, students at the Riverhead Charter School hosted their third annual Black History Month Celebration Thursday evening. READ
Students at the Riverhead Charter School are offering a helping hand to those affected by the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. READ
Washing machines in the Riverhead area must have had quite a weekend.
Just two months after a lawsuit was filed against Riverhead Charter School and its principal, four new complainants have now filed a second, and similar, claim for discrimination and harassment.
During its first full academic year in a brand-new, 50,000-square-foot building, Riverhead Charter School will offer expanded extracurricular programs and stronger preparation for high school as its student body continues to grow. READ