Q: What is Rocky Mountain Prep?
Rocky Mountain Prep (RMP) is an innovative, tuition-free public charter school network with schools in Denver and Aurora. We educate students in prekindergarten through 2nd grade with the rigorous academic preparation, character development and individualized support necessary to succeed in a four-year college and life. Our values-driven culture combined with a college-prep curriculum drives our scholars to success. RMP scholars and staff work hard to uphold our core PEAK values – perseverance, excellence, adventure and kindness – on a daily basis.
Q: What grades will RMP Fletcher serve in 2017-18?
RMP Fletcher will enroll prekindergarten (full-day), kindergarten (free, full-day) and 1st – 2nd grade for the 2017-2018 school year.
Q: How do I enroll?
Open enrollment for RMP Fletcher begins on January 15 and we will hold a lottery for school spots on March 22. We highly encourage families to complete the enrollment paperwork as soon as possible to secure their spot in the lottery.
Q: Can I visit RMP Fletcher before enrolling my scholar?
Yes! Please call us to schedule a tour: (720) 863-8922.
Q: What is the school’s schedule and calendar?
RMP Fletcher scholars attend school for an extended day Monday-Thursday. On Fridays, scholars attend school for a half day. Teachers attend professional development in the afternoons. RMP does not follow the Aurora Public Schools calendar. Our extended school year starts the second week of August and ends at the end of June to help prevent summer learning loss.
Q: How old do you have to be to attend prekindergarten or kindergarten at RMP Fletcher?
Scholars must turn 4 before October 1, 2017 to be eligible for prekindergarten. Scholars must turn 5 before October 1, 2017 to be eligible for kindergarten.
Q: Do the scholars wear uniforms to school? Do I have to pay for the uniform?
Yes. All scholars are required to wear uniforms at RMP. All families should purchase a uniform over the summer. Families can also purchase extra uniform pieces throughout the school year. We offer a uniform payment plan for families who may need assistance and every student who enrolls will receive one free uniform shirt.
Q: How many scholars are in each classroom?
Prekindergarten classrooms have 16 scholars. There are 26-30 students in each K-2 grade classroom. Every prekindergarten, kindergarten, and 1st grade classroom is taught by two full-time teachers. 2nd grade classrooms have two teachers in the classroom for part of the day.
Q: Fletcher is my neighborhood school. Do I still need to apply to RMP Fletcher?
All students who live in the Fletcher enrollment zone are guaranteed a seat at RMP Fletcher. To claim that seat, all you need to do is fill out a quick application either online or in our front office. To find out if Fletcher is your neighborhood school, use the APS address lookup tool, available here.
Q: Do you have free breakfast and lunch programs?
Yes. All students who qualify for free or reduced lunch will receive free breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack. All RMP students receive free breakfast and a snack.
Q: Where is the school located?
Q: Who can I contact with additional questions?
For more information please contact Sergio De La Rosa, Community Engagement and Enrollment Coordinator, at 720-507-1691 or visit www.rmp.org/enroll.