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Rainier Valley Leadership Academy

High School

We are a public, tuition-free, college preparatory charter school serving a diverse population in Southeast Seattle. Our mission is to help transform public education so ALL students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life. 

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6020 Rainier Ave S,
Seattle, WA, 98818
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From Jesika Brooks via Medium: Computational Conversations with Eli Sheldon

February 1, 2019

“In my role as CT specialist with Green Dot, my mission is to help teachers across all disciplines answer this very question. I work with teachers across math, science, English…

Take a tour of RVLAHS

January 28, 2019

Rainier Valley Leadership Academy opened in 2016 with our first sixth grade class and now serves 6th, 7th, and 9th graders. Next year we will serve grades 6, 7, 8,…

From the Seattle Times: “Charter Schools Ruled Constitutional”

January 26, 2019

The state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that funding charter schools with lottery money does not violate the state constitution. Charter-school advocates called the ruling a win. “Today’s ruling is a…

From the Seattle Times: “For Teacher Diversity, Look To Alternative Schools”

January 25, 2019

Arneidra Lloyd, Seattle, principal, Rainier Valley Leadership Academy High School for the Seattle Times The Times’ excellent series on teacher diversity in Washington is a much-needed deep dive into a critical issue…

More from Green Dot Public Schools

  • Why We Celebrate Our Teachers Every day
    Magical, awe-inspiring, caring, dedicated, and motivating-- these are just a few words that describe Green Dot teachers. Today, we thank Green Dot educators for their unwavering belief in the potential of all students. They are true believers in and on the frontlines of our mission to prepare all students for college, leadership, and life. We are proud ... read more
    Green Dot Public Schools BlogPublished on 05/06/2019
  • Founding Freshman Finds New Vision for Her Future at RVLA High
    This piece is part of Faces of Growth, a series of profiles that underscore the importance of looking at student performance and school effectiveness through the lens of growth, and not just absolute achievement. This series provides an opportunity to celebrate our students’ hard work and our educators’ tireless dedication.
    Green Dot Public Schools BlogPublished on 04/25/2019
  • Seattle Times: For Teacher Diversity, Look to Alternative Schools
    The Times’ excellent series on teacher diversity in Washington is a much-needed deep dive into a critical issue facing public education: As our student bodies diversify, how can we ensure that kids have teachers who look like them, and can relate to them on a personal level? As a former teacher, principal and leader of color at Green Dot Public Schools, I know ... read more
    Green Dot Public Schools BlogPublished on 01/25/2019
  • Tech-Based Teaching — Computational Conversations with Eli Sheldon
    Photo courtesy of Tech-Based Teaching Today’s interview is with Eli Sheldon, founding ninth-grade computer science teacher at Rainier Valley Leadership Academy High School. He helps run the Green Dot Computational Thinking Center, a center in the Green Dot Public Schools school system that helps to ideate and implement computational thinking programs. ... What’s your personal definition of ... read more
    Green Dot Public Schools BlogPublished on 09/25/2018
  • Meet Some of the Founding Faces of Rainier Valley Leadership Academy High School
    Last year, Green Dot Public Schools opened the middle school grades for Rainier Valley Leadership Academy, and now we are excited to announce the opening of Rainier Valley Leadership Academy High School (RVLA HS) this fall! At the helm of RVLA HS will be Seattle native Arneidra Lloyd. “I’m honored and excited about creating a great high school in Southeast Seattle,” said Lloyd. At ... read more
    Green Dot Public Schools BlogPublished on 07/23/2018

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Rainier Valley Leadership Academy High School

6020 Rainier Ave S,

Seattle, WA 98118

Phone: (206) 659-0956

inforvla@greendot.org