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Head of Lower School


Welcome to Rocky Mount Academy’s Lower School! There is a special spirit in our division where students are busy and engaged and have a warm relationship with their teachers and classmates. The recipe for our success begins with our dedicated faculty who set the bar high with both academics and behavior which feed into our school mission as we prepare for the challenges, opportunities, and responsibilities to be encountered in life and college.

We make it a priority to know each student well and to create classroom environments where every child is acknowledged and feels a safe sense of belonging. Within small classes, students receive the direct instruction and support they need to begin bridging the gap between their academic performance and potential. Our program places an emphasis on developmentally appropriate challenges that nurtures a sense of self-discipline, resilience, and confidence in our learners.
Our LS at RMA builds a supportive community in the classroom giving children the time and opportunity they need to practice important social skills. We promote student independence and ownership allowing children to make good choices. Our academic program is full of enrichment opportunities in fine arts, physical education and in Global Studies.

At RMA, we partner with families who have like goals and want their children to be loved and understood yet challenged and motivated. We integrate character education and responsibility to give back to our community.

I delight in watching our children transform into responsible citizens at RMA where they experience the foundation for all learning. Rocky Mount Academy is a special place to be, and we appreciate your interest in learning more about our school.

 

Martha Lancaster

Phone:  252-443-4126  Ext. 270
 
mlancaster@rmacademy.com

The mission of Rocky Mount Academy -- to prepare its students for the challenges, opportunities, and responsibilities that they will encounter in life and in college -- begins in Lower School.

 

The Lower School provides a solid and comprehensive foundation upon which students will build their futures.  A strong phonics-based language arts curriculum, hands-on math and science, and daily social studies instruction are the cornerstones of the Lower School program.

To enhance academic instruction and enrich the students' overall growth and development, enrichment courses are incorporated into their daily schedules. These courses include:  art, music, physical education (4 days per week), world languages and global studies, computer lab/technology, guidance, and library.

In addition, our Lower School students travel off campus for a variety of educational experiences throughout the year, and each year, guest speakers and visiting authors join us to share their work and experiences with the students.

Our experienced staff of 14 teachers and 4 assistants in grades Pre-K through 5 is committed to providing quality instruction to meet the needs of every child in Lower School. For students who need additional support to reach their academic goals, our Learning Skills Program offers students the opportunity for one-on-one or small group tutoring and enrichment. 

In Lower School, our commitment to our families is to provide a rich and thorough educational experience for students that will pave the way for success in meeting the challenges that lie ahead in school and beyond.

January 2020
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Tuesday Tours at RMA
January 7, 2020 |10:00 AM - 02:00 PM -

Come learn about Rocky Mount Academy on Tuesdays from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. You are welcome to drop in during "Tuesday Tours" or schedule an appointment for another time.

Rocky Mount Academy vs Kerr-Vance Academy | Girls Junior Varsity Basketball | Home
January 7, 2020 |03:30 PM - 05:30 PM -

For more important details about this event visit https://rmaeagles.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventId/70262887/

Rocky Mount Academy vs Kerr-Vance Academy | Boys MS Conference Team Basketball | Away
January 7, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

For more important details about this event visit https://rmaeagles.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventId/70208575/

Rocky Mount Academy vs OPEN | Coed Varsity Swimming | Away (HOSTED BY CHRIST COVENANT)
January 7, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Kerr-Vance Academy | Boys Junior Varsity Basketball | Home
January 7, 2020 |04:30 PM - 06:30 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Kerr-Vance Academy | Girls Varsity Basketball | Home
January 7, 2020 |06:00 PM - 08:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Kerr-Vance Academy | Boys Varsity Basketball | Home
January 7, 2020 |07:30 PM - 09:30 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Faith Christian School-Secondary Campus | Girls Middle School Basketball | Away
January 9, 2020 |03:00 PM - 05:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Faith Christian School-Secondary Campus | Boys MS Developmental Team Basketball | Away
January 9, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Faith Christian School-Secondary Campus | Boys MS Conference Team Basketball | Away
January 9, 2020 |05:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Christ Covenant School | Boys MS Conference Team Basketball | Home
January 10, 2020 |03:30 PM - 05:30 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Ridgecroft School | Girls Middle School Basketball | Away
January 10, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs OPEN | Coed Varsity Swimming | Home (HOSTED BY HALIFAX)
January 10, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Christ Covenant School | Girls Varsity Basketball | Home
January 10, 2020 |04:30 PM - 06:30 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Ridgecroft School | Boys MS Developmental Team Basketball | Away
January 10, 2020 |05:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Christ Covenant School | Boys Varsity Basketball | Home
January 10, 2020 |06:00 PM - 08:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs North East Carolina Prep School | Boys Junior Varsity Basketball | Home
January 10, 2020 |07:30 PM - 09:30 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Community Christian School | Boys MS Conference Team Basketball | Home
January 13, 2020 |03:00 PM - 05:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Community Christian School | Girls Junior Varsity Basketball | Home
January 13, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Community Christian School | Boys Junior Varsity Basketball | Home
January 13, 2020 |05:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Community Christian School | Girls Varsity Basketball | Home
January 13, 2020 |06:30 PM - 08:30 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Community Christian School | Boys Varsity Basketball | Home
January 13, 2020 |08:00 PM - 10:00 PM -

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Tuesday Tours at RMA
January 14, 2020 |10:00 AM - 02:00 PM -

Come learn about Rocky Mount Academy on Tuesdays from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. You are welcome to drop in during "Tuesday Tours" or schedule an appointment for another time.

Rocky Mount Academy vs Halifax Academy | Girls Junior Varsity Basketball | Away
January 14, 2020 |03:30 PM - 05:30 PM -

For more important details about this event visit https://rmaeagles.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventId/69978827/

CANCELLED Rocky Mount Academy vs OPEN | Girls Middle School Basketball | Home
January 14, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Halifax Academy | Boys MS Conference Team Basketball | Away
January 14, 2020 |04:30 PM - 06:30 PM -

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CANCELLED Rocky Mount Academy vs OPEN | Boys MS Developmental Team Basketball | Home
January 14, 2020 |05:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Halifax Academy | Girls Varsity Basketball | Away
January 14, 2020 |05:30 PM - 07:30 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Halifax Academy | Boys Varsity Basketball | Away
January 14, 2020 |07:00 PM - 09:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Arendell Parrott Academy | Coed Varsity Swimming | Away
January 15, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy | Girls Middle School Basketball | Away
January 16, 2020 |03:30 PM - 05:30 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy | Girls Junior Varsity Basketball | Home (Wilson Christian Academy)
January 16, 2020 |03:30 PM - 05:30 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy | Boys Junior Varsity Basketball | Home (Wilson Christian Academy)
January 16, 2020 |04:30 PM - 06:30 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy | Boys MS Developmental Team Basketball | Away
January 16, 2020 |04:30 PM - 06:30 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy | Boys MS Conference Team Basketball | Away
January 16, 2020 |05:30 PM - 07:30 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy | Girls Varsity Basketball | Home (Wilson Christian Academy)
January 16, 2020 |06:00 PM - 08:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy | Boys Varsity Basketball | Home (Wilson Christian Academy)
January 16, 2020 |07:00 PM - 09:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs OPEN | Coed Varsity Swimming | Away (HOSTED BY EPIPHANY)
January 17, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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Tuesday Tours at RMA
January 21, 2020 |10:00 AM - 02:00 PM -

Come learn about Rocky Mount Academy on Tuesdays from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. You are welcome to drop in during "Tuesday Tours" or schedule an appointment for another time.

CANCELLED Rocky Mount Academy vs Arendell Parrott Academy | Girls Junior Varsity Basketball | Away
January 21, 2020 |03:15 PM - 05:15 PM -

For more important details about this event visit https://rmaeagles.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventId/69978862/

Rocky Mount Academy vs Arendell Parrott Academy | Girls Middle School Basketball | Home
January 21, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Arendell Parrott Academy | Boys Junior Varsity Basketball | Away
January 21, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Arendell Parrott Academy | Boys MS Conference Team Basketball | Home
January 21, 2020 |05:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Arendell Parrott Academy | Girls Varsity Basketball | Away
January 21, 2020 |05:30 PM - 07:30 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Arendell Parrott Academy | Boys Varsity Basketball | Away
January 21, 2020 |07:00 PM - 09:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs St. Thomas More Academy | Girls Varsity Basketball | Home
January 22, 2020 |06:00 PM - 08:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs St. Thomas More Academy | Boys Varsity Basketball | Home
January 22, 2020 |07:30 PM - 09:30 PM -

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Open House
January 23, 2020 |06:30 PM - 07:30 PM -

We welcome the parents of all students visiting Bring-A-Friend Day to tour the school before their kids come!

Rocky Mount Academy vs Greenfield School | Girls Middle School Basketball | Away
January 23, 2020 |03:00 PM - 05:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Greenfield School | Boys MS Developmental Team Basketball | Away
January 23, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Greenfield School | Boys MS Conference Team Basketball | Away
January 23, 2020 |05:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Teach Homeschool | Girls Junior Varsity Basketball | Home (Teach Tech Sports, Washington)
January 23, 2020 |05:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Teach Homeschool | Boys Junior Varsity Basketball | Home (Teach Tech Sports, Washington)
January 23, 2020 |06:00 PM - 08:00 PM -

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Bring-a-Friend Day
January 24, 2020

Register a friend by going to the following link: https://forms.gle/5sKSaz6975zcUpwFA

Rocky Mount Academy vs OPEN | Coed Varsity Swimming | Away (HOSTED BY EPIPHANY)
January 24, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs The ONeal School | Girls Varsity Basketball | Away
January 24, 2020 |05:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs The ONeal School | Boys Varsity Basketball | Away
January 24, 2020 |06:30 PM - 08:30 PM -

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Open MIC Coffee House
January 27, 2020 |06:00 PM - 07:00 PM -
Tuesday Tours at RMA
January 28, 2020 |10:00 AM - 02:00 PM -

Come learn about Rocky Mount Academy on Tuesdays from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. You are welcome to drop in during "Tuesday Tours" or schedule an appointment for another time.

Rocky Mount Academy vs Faith Christian School-Secondary Campus | Girls Junior Varsity Basketball | Home
January 28, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

For more important details about this event visit https://rmaeagles.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventId/69978871/

Rocky Mount Academy vs Faith Christian School-Secondary Campus | Boys Junior Varsity Basketball | Home
January 28, 2020 |05:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Faith Christian School-Secondary Campus | Girls Varsity Basketball | Home (Senior Night)
January 28, 2020 |06:30 PM - 08:30 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Faith Christian School-Secondary Campus | Boys Varsity Basketball | Home (Senior Night)
January 28, 2020 |08:00 PM - 10:00 PM -

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CANCELLED Rocky Mount Academy vs Greenfield School | Girls Middle School Basketball | Home
January 29, 2020 |03:00 PM - 05:00 PM -

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CANCELLED Rocky Mount Academy vs Greenfield School | Boys MS Developmental Team Basketball | Home
January 29, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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CANCELLED Rocky Mount Academy vs Greenfield School | Boys MS Conference Team Basketball | Home
January 29, 2020 |05:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Oakwood School, The | Boys MS Developmental Team Basketball | Away
January 31, 2020 |03:00 PM - 05:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Oakwood School, The | Girls Middle School Basketball | Away
January 31, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs OPEN | Coed Varsity Swimming | Home (CIC CONFERENCE MEET HOSTED BY RMA)
January 31, 2020 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Oakwood School, The | Boys MS Conference Team Basketball | Away
January 31, 2020 |05:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Oakwood School, The | Girls Varsity Basketball | Away
January 31, 2020 |06:00 PM - 08:00 PM -

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Rocky Mount Academy vs Oakwood School, The | Boys Varsity Basketball | Away
January 31, 2020 |07:30 PM - 09:30 PM -

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