The Ron Clark Academy House System is a dynamic, exciting, and proven way to create a positive climate and culture for students and staff. Using RCA’s methods will help your school or district confidently implement processes that build character, relationships, and school spirit. Our guidelines are designed to give you a streamlined framework that can be applied to any type of learning environment.
SET YOUR SCHOOL'S CULTURE ON FIRE
Schools around the world have implemented the RCA House System, a dynamic, exciting way to create a powerful and positive school climate. Students are celebrated for their efforts through a process that builds character, empowers academic excellence, fosters school spirit, enhances relationships, and promotes a culture of belonging for all. We have created house guidelines for you to help you get started! Whether you choose to use our houses or create ones of your own, our guidelines will provide you with a streamlined framework that can be used in any type of learning environment. .... And they are free! Simply take our Partner Pledge and get started today!
SEE WHAT EDUCATORS ARE SAYING!
“Implementing the house system created a sense of community in our school. It has encouraged our students to grow personally, academically. and socially.”Hannah Grace WardSpearman, Elementary - Piedmont, SC
“This is the way to invite students to engage with their schools and learning. It is a foundation that can be infused in everything at the school and district and it is really becoming what we are about.”Toni HullHatch Valley High School - Hatch NM
“Teaches manors, leadership, respect, and rewards good behavior. Discipline problems have declined. Student belonging. Encouraging each other to success.”Susan WeeksKetchum Elementary - Ketchum OK
“The house system gives everyone...adults and students...a crew and a cause! The house system has helped us bring the "magic" back to our school and the kids and adults are excited to be there.”Gecco RossPaducah Middle School - Paducah, KY
EIGHT SEVEN SIX FIVE FOUR HOUSES, ONE FAMILY
The Ron Clark Academy House System features eight houses — our learning and leadership communities for students. Each House has unique properties such as its own color, symbols, nation of heritage, history, and more. Over time, each House also starts to take on its own values and personality driven by the culture of the students and staff within it. Click on one of the Houses below to visit its page for downloads, histories, quick facts, cheers, and more.
AWARD HOUSE POINTS
Award points to students and add comments to them.
ENGAGE STUDENTS & PARENTS
Send immediate notifications to parents via text, email, or the online dashboard.
BUILD SCHOOL-WIDE COMMUNITY
Track points students for 4-8 Houses/groups (using our houses or your own)
ESTABLISH GLOBAL COMMUNITY
See the global house rankings in real time.