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 mindfulness in education. Learn more about us.

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Halloween Celebration and Parade

If you were on Rainbow’s campus today, you might have been spooked. Ghosts and goblins roamed the forest, flanked by aliens, tigers, bears, wizards and other magical creatures for the most frightful day of the year: HALLOWEEN! First, Kindergarten sang some ghostly songs. Preschool chimed in, too. Then each grade […]

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Community Art Show

Please join us for our Community Art Show! Rainbow Fine Art Show & Sale Friday, November 7th  Preview 12-5pm Ÿ Opening Reception 6-8pm 60 State Street, Asheville, NC This is a fundraising event that will feature art for sale by local and regional artists. A percentage of the proceeds will go […]


Harvest Hoedown – A Success!

The Harvest Hoedown the Best in RCS History! We outdid ourselves! The Hoedown was a smashing success! So many wonderful faces, costumes, and friends came to enjoy the day. We want to extend a special thank you to parent Stephanie Cody for coordinating the event. We’re also grateful for all […]

Halloween Harvest Hoedown

Halloween Harvest Hoedown

Halloween Harvest Hoedown! When: Saturday, Oct. 25th Time: 12:-3:30 Where: RCS Playground What: Halloween Harvest Fun!  Fun booths Tattoos Wishing Well Spin Art Fairy Hair Bobbing for Donuts Food: Chai Pani Hot Dogs Pizza Veggie chili Cornbread muffins Professor Whizzpop the magician and balloon twister will be there! There will be […]


RCS Potluck & Campfire

It’s just like camp! Come join us for our a potluck & campfire. What: RCS Potluck & Campfire When: Wednesday, October 14, 2014 Time: 6-9 pm Who: Students, teachers, staff, parents & friends of Rainbow More: Listen to Chikomo Marimba, Sue Ford’s awesome band. Share stories, songs, skits, and fun […]

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4th Grade Botany Unit – One For the Books

The RCS fourth grade just finished a wonderful unit on all things plants. From photosynthesis to seed growth to planting systems, each student understood a lot about plants by the end of the unit. Students went to the NC Arboretum at the start of the unit and continued study of […]

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