Rainbow Community School is a private, independent school serving about 42 preschoolers and about 150 students from kindergarten through eighth grade in Asheville, North Carolina. For more than 35 years, we have been a national leader in alternative, holistic and mindful education. Learn more about us.

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Jennifer Armocida

Rainbow Community School teacher receives national award

It is always exciting to hear about our staff’s personal success and this time, Rainbow Community School wants to congratulate our very own sixth grade teacher, Jennifer Armocida! Jennifer’s project, “Better Business: Socially Beneficial Entrepreneurship,” was selected by the Freedoms Foundation to receive their highest award for excellence in enterprise education. The Freedom Foundation […]

Alumni Night

Beyond Rainbow Alumni Panel

Here at Rainbow Community School, it is always a pleasure to know about what is happening with our alumni.This time, Rainbow had the honor of having Dunken, Adriana, Geronimo, Mackenzie, Michael, and Zoe share their thoughts and experiences about how the Rainbow experience has impacted their lives during the panel […]

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Beyond Rainbow Night

Come join our whole community in the Beyond Rainbow night. When: Thursday, March 24, 2015 Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Where: 6th grade classroom.

Odyssey of the Mind

Rainbow’s Going to State Odyssey of the Mind Competition

Odyssey of the Mind Imagine, if you will, a creative competition that allows students to express themselves artistically, physically, emotionally, spiritually – basically, this expression is in alignment with Rainbow’s 7 domains of child development. Now imagine the pressure of performing for judges, parents and against other schools. Add to it […]


The Annual Rainbow Science Fair

Science Investigations Yield So Many Answers! Did you ever go to a symposium at a convention center as a kid? Like a space symposium? Because that’s what the science fair was like. All the classrooms transformed into exposition sites, complete with beautiful posters, and display boards of colorful, imaginative, and […]

personal interest projects

PIP Presentations

It’s that time of year again: time to do the awesomely awesome Omega PIP presentations! Each student in the Omega classroom did a research project on something that was of interest to them – hence the name, Personal Interest Project, or PIP. And what a variety of interests, indeed! Projects […]

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