Rainier Valley Leadership Academy High School




College Prep



College Prep

I am committed to provide you with a school that delivers on the promise of eliminating historic opportunity gaps, and gives all students an equitable opportunity to succeed in college, leadership and life. All staff and teachers are dedicated to changing the lives and trajectories of our students, removing barriers and creating safe personalized learning academies.

-Arneidra Lloyd, Principal RVLAHS

What Makes Rainier Valley Leadership Academy High School Unique

Rainier Valley Leadership Academy High School is a college preparatory, public high school in Southeast Seattle. Rainier Valley Leadership Academy is a safe haven for all students to be challenged and grown, holding fast to the mission to prepare all students for college, leadership and life. RVLA serves families from a cross-section of racial, cultural, and socioeconomic spectrums and is enrolling students in 9th and 10th grades for the 2019-20 school year.

At RVLA High School, we strive to develop leaders who graduate from high school and college equipped with the tools and knowledge necessary to be competitive in the Pacific Northwest's job market.

  • Rigorous college prep and literacy-focused academic program, aligned with the Common Core, College Readiness, and Next Generation Science Standards
  • Extended school day with students embarking on partnerships and apprenticeships across the city and arts offerings including theater, marimba, guitar, and culinary arts
  • Varied instructional methods support college success by demonstrating ways of learning and thinking aligned with the college format

About Green Dot Public Schools

Green Dot Public Schools is a network of public charter schools in the Puget Sound region, as well as Los Angeles and Memphis.
Our schools are free and open to all students, like other public schools.

We are part of Green Dot Public Schools, a national network of high performing public charter schools who have achieved breakthrough results and have been profiled on national publications like U.S. News and World Report’s Best High Schools.

Eight Green Dot high schools are ranked among the top 10% of schools nationally by US News & World Report, with four being in the top 5%.

Our staff is four times more diverse than the state average.

Our students are 4 times more likely to graduate college-ready than students in neighboring schools.

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Rainier Valley Leadership Academy High School

6020 Rainier Ave S,

Seattle, WA 98118

Phone: (206) 773-3234