Enrollment applications for 2022/2023 school year open Friday, September 24th

5 Steps for Back to School Preparation

1. Get Your School Uniforms!

To view Russell Byers Charter School’s Uniform Expectations, click here.
All uniforms can be purchased from Cramers Uniforms or another store of your choosing.

2. Read the Recap of Our Virtual Parents Meeting

Thank you to everyone who joined us on August 24th from 5:30-6:30 PM for a virtual parents meeting! We enjoyed discussing the new school year and connecting with many of you during our lively Q&A session.

Missed the meeting or need a refresher? No worries! Check out our recap and FAQs here.

3. Review Our New Health & Safety Plan + the Family Handbook

Stay tuned! Both of these documents will be available shortly.

Please note that students will be required to wear a mask while at school, regardless of vaccination status. More details will be provided in the new Health & Safety Plan.

4. Sign up for Carpe Diem Before & After School Care (if needed).

To learn more about the Carpe Diem Program, click here.

Are you interested in before or after school care for your child this year?
If so, please complete the interest form here.

Completing the interest form will help us plan and align staff members for the program.

*The school day will start at new time this year, running from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (students will be marked late after 9:00 AM). The Carpe Diem Before and After School Care Program will run 7:30 – 8:30 AM and 4:00 – 6:00 PM.*

5. Come by on Meet the Teachers Day!

Please join us at Russell Byers Charter School between 11AM and 4PM on September 9th.

During this time, you and your RBCS student(s) can meet the teaching staff, learn more about the upcoming school year, or check out updates made at the school. We will also provide opportunities for families to get involved in the Home and School Association.

*Eligible students (7th and 8th Graders) may also pick up their new Septa Student Fare Cards on-site.*

Please note that a school-wide supply list will not be provided. Teachers may reach out directly with any supply requests.

Photo: Ryan Brandenberg
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