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Spartan Academy

Program Description/Goals

Spartan Academy, part of Richmond Alternative School, is for 6th - 12th grade students who have behavior concerns/infractions at their home school. Students are provided interventions and support with behavior and academics. We use positive norms and positive peer pressure from the group in order to maintain a positive learning culture.

Instructional Delivery

Small class sizes, traditional teacher-led instruction; Use of “Town Hall” meetings to build student leadership capacity and community; Partnership with Camelot Education provides 17 staff members who support student referrals, behavior and academics. 

Characteristics of an ideal student: 

  • Middle or high school student with significant behavior challenges at home school
  • Direct placement by principal, School Board, or after an alternative education referral is created and determined by team for best placement
  • Students can transition back to home school after 45 days after reviewing behavioral, attendance and academic data


Contact Info

Lamont Trotter
Richmond Alternative School
(O) 804-780-4388 
(F) 804-780-8184 
(Cell) 804-774-8577