• R. J. Reynolds High School



    The mission of R.J. Reynolds High School is to provide a safe, supportive, and arts-enriched learning environment that encourages all students to realize their potential, become continuous learners, and graduate as responsible, productive, and creative citizens.



    Supportive Environment

    • We value all students.  We teach all students. We serve all students. 
    • We teach students skills to learn independently, self-advocate, and be responsible for their own learning, mistakes, and future. 
    • Students, staff, parents, and the community support one another with empathy and tolerance.
    • A respect for the tradition and heritage of R.J. Reynolds High School informs our perspective and guides our actions.
    • Academics, arts, and athletics conspire to develop the whole student and promote character growth.


    • Academics are the core focus of the school. We maintain high expectations for all students and teachers and promote academic excellence and growth.
    • Teachers foster student engagement by employing a variety of methods, tools, and technology with a clear purpose and goal in mind.
    • The arts enhance the delivery of curriculum and empower students as learners in all classes.


    • The theme of “Arts for Academics” weaves through our practice and culture, positively impacting all students.
    • Arts are worthwhile endeavors on their own and inspire creativity in the student body, the staff, and the R.J. Reynolds community.
    • Arts are essential elements in creating connections and expanding cultural literacy.


    • Building a comprehensive athletics program instills collective pride in the student body, the staff, and the R.J. Reynolds community.
    • Athletic involvement forges character that will translate into students’ academic endeavors by imparting responsibility and instilling goal-oriented discipline that will endure throughout their lives after high school.
    • Participation in athletic activity promotes a healthy body and mind.


Last Modified on August 18, 2021