HEAD. HEART. HANDS.

As North Carolina’s first and only school guided by the principles of Public Waldorf education, we are dedicated to the optimal development of the intellect, social-emotional wellbeing, and physical capabilities of every student.

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School Hours

M-F: 8am - 4pm
Weekends: Closed

Location

9400 Forum Dr
Raleigh, NC 27615

Quick Info

The ROCS Difference

In Waldorf Education, the learning process is threefold, engaging head, heart, and hands—or thinking, feeling, and doing. As a progressive public charter school in Wake County, ROCS is committed to ensuring more children have access to education that embodies the physical, social-emotional, and intellectual.

Curriculum

Our school marries the core principles of Public Waldorf Education and NC state standards. This hybridization guides our mission and centers our daily practice of teaching and learning. Click here to learn more about how we Waldorf.

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21-22 Calendar

Click here for a glance at our 21-22 calendar.

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Key Takeaways from the 09.15.2021 Board Meeting

Hello ROCS community, Big thanks to those of you who were able to join for last evening's meeting. For those who were not, we wanted to share a few key takeaways:   (1) The school has an immediate need to replace the fence along the back playground. So, stay...

Special Session Notice

The ROCS Board of Directors will hold a virtual special session on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 8:30pm to review the 2020-2021 ROCS Survey Report, to vote on an update to the handbook, and to go into closed session to discuss a potential new hire pursuant to...

Head. Heart. Hands. 

Raleigh Oak Charter School is North Carolina’s first and only charter school guided by the principles of Public Waldorf education. The school provides tuition-free education to all North Carolina students and is dedicated to the optimal development of the intellect (head), social-emotional well being (heart), and physical capabilities (hands) of every student.

Our Mission

Raleigh Oak Charter School is a community-initiated, environmentally conscious school guided by the core principles of Public Waldorf Education. Raleigh Oak Charter School nurtures the whole child through an integrated curriculum that cultivates each individual’s innate creative, intellectual, emotional, physical, and social capacities.

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Testimonials

What Parents are Saying

We started at ROCS halfway through their first year and were enchanted with the classrooms, the teachers and the learning focus. Our son thrived in such a positive hands on learning environment and has always enjoyed the outdoor free play. He’s now in 2nd grade and his brother has joined the K class. This year has been consistently inconsistent, but the teachers have handled each turn with grace and kindness and we are so thankful for their caring and positivity.  – J. Crissman

It’s hard for me to be brief in talking about what I love about our school. I feel gratitude each day that I can send my child to a school where childhood is viewed as a precious and magical time. Academic lessons are reinforced with art, music and movement, which both deepens my child’s understanding of a topic and adds joy to the process of learning. I think my daughter probably would have been “okay” at any school, but at ROCS she is so much more than just “okay.” She is always excited for school and doesn’t associate it with pressure or anxiety. Her love for learning will serve her well for the rest of her education and life.
S. Leehr

We’ve been at ROCS since the beginning and my daughter has absolutely loved it. All her teachers have been most caring and hard working. I love the small community feel, and we both loved volunteering in the beginning (before I started working full-time). My daughter has made so many friends and loves all that she learns. We love all the specials and we love all outdoor time. My daughter couldn’t be more excited about going back full time and seeing more friends. – M. Simpson

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Get In Touch

Location: 9400 Forum Dr, Raleigh, NC 27615

Telephone: (919) 424-7626

Email: info@raleighoakcharter.org

School Hours: M-F: 8am - 4pm