Partners

ADC- The Avondale Development Corporation partners with Rockale Academy to provide academic enrichment support, program funding, and volunteers for school events in addition to having representation on the school LSDMC and partners committee.

Adopt A Class- Adopt A Class connects businesses and civic groups, as mentors, with students in schools with high percentages of poverty. Each month, adopters visit our school to conduct monthly mentoring with educational activities, field trips, and pen palling that focus particularly on college & career, STEM, and life skills. Adopt A Class serves students Pre-K through 8th grade, exposing students to a breadth of experiences and careers, while sparking a culture of teamwork among the mentors. 

Bass Pro Shops - Bass Pro provides resources for our outdoor adventures. They have provided fishing gear includes rods, reels, tackle and amazing opportunities for volunteer hours to our students. Rockdale Academy goes on two annual camping and fishing trips. Spring 2018, we were honored to have two pro fisherman join us for an amazing fishing experience. We look forward to continuing this fantastic partnership.

Childrens Hospital - CCHMC supports the Health and Wellness of our students and community. Rockdale Academy is proud to partner with CCHMC in serving as the location for the School Based Health Clinic. Children's Hospital also sponsors literacy programs and provides support for our 5-2-1-0 healthy living initiative. 

Church of the Living God

Cincinnati Youth Collaborative - CYC empowers vulnerable children and young adults to overcome obstacles and succeed in education, career, and life. Rockdale is proud to partner with CYC and provide our students mentors that shape their future.

Cincinnati Zoo — Cincinnati Zoo provides unique experiences for our students and provides opportunity for our students to have close encounters with animals. Our students are able to experience the Cincinnati Zoo four times per year as an extended classroom setting. Cincinnati Zoo also sponsors Green Team for grades K-6. Green Team focuses on conservation projects, animal care, and keeping our community clean. 

City Gospel Mission - City Gospel Mission provides tutoring and mentoring programs. They also offer programs involving summer camps and ballet. City Gospel Mission has also generously supported our students by providing new winter coats and holiday food baskets.

Clifton Cultural Arts Center - CCAC is a collaborative, regional arts center fueled by shared passion and a singular belief – that the collective experience of creative and artistic expression brings together diverse communities and nurtures more inspired, more insightful children and adults. Our students and families enjoy Second Sunday Theatre performances at no cost! CCAC also support family literacy nights and other school events. 

Closing the Health Gap - The Health Gap ignites dialogue about social conditions, access to care issues and health care system problems through education, training and community outreach. Founded by former Cincinnati Mayor Dwight Tillery, we hope to end health disparities by promoting healthy lifestyles and enhancing quality of life for all communities. Closing the Health Gap sponsors Do Right which is an extracurricular club that focuses on health and wellness. Closing the Heatlh Gap also sponsors fresh fruit and vegetable bags every second and fourth Friday of the month. Fruit and vegetable bags are only $5 and include a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. 

Delta Dental- As the nation’s leading provider of dental insurance, we make it easy to protect your smile and keep it healthy, with the largest network of dentists nationwide, quick answers and personalized service. Delta Dental partnered with Rockdale Academy to strengthen our healthy me initiative. They provided brand new drinking fountains with water bottle filling stations. Every student and staff member also received a personal, refillable water bottle creating less waste and healthier drinking opportunities. 

Duke Energy - Duke Energy is one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. They have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Their commercial business owns and operates diverse power generation assets in North America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets. Duke Energy is the longest standing partner with Rockdale Academy. Serving over 10 years at Rockdale, Duke Energy provides tutoring and special programming for our students. We are excited about upcoming STEM related experiences that Duke Energy will be providing. 

Green Acres Farm- Greenacres Foundation offers something for everyone. Imagine exploring preserved forests and creeks, capturing beauty in music and artwork or discovering secrets of farming and gardening. Our students enjoy four school field trips per year and summer programs as well as fresh produce from the farm store.  Inspiration is contagious among the Greenacres team who truly possess a passion for its Mission. 

Hamilton County Recycling - HCR provides in school assemblies and classroom workshops for a fun and engaging learning experience focusing on conservation! Students have also been able to adventure into the great outdoors to gain first hand experience of wildlife, nature, and conservation at the Trailside Nature Center and Rumpke Recycling thanks to the sponsorship of HCR. 

Johnson and Johnson Ethicon - J and J Ethicon and Rockdale Academy are developing a partnership to include unique hands on experiences with nature and conservation. J and J Ethicon also supports the Rockdale Academy Parent Pantry. 

Kenwood Rehabilitation Center - Dr. Dan Buchanan and his highly skilled team are partnering with Rockdale Academy to provide health and wellness discussions and training. In addition to the quarterly presentations, Dr. Buchanan and his staff provide our staff with quarterly massages. We are looking forward to a wonderful partnership with the Kenwood Rehabiliation Center. 

Most Valuable Kids (MVK) — MVK overcomes financial obstacles associated with young people being able to attend live events by distributing these opportunities to pre-screened, non-profit agencies that benefit kids in low-income and underserved households. Rockdale Academy is proud to be a partner with MVK because this organization has allowed our students to have cultural experiences that positively impact their lives.

Post Mortem Press - PMP is a locally owned and nationally known publishing company. They have partnered with Rockdale Academy providing books for our library and for our students. They also participate in our literacy events such as Family Literacy Nights, CCHMC Reading Days and Read Across America. They bring unique and creative ideas and activities focused on literacy and writing. Our students always love working with PMP. 

Ronald McDonald House - Cincinnati’s Ronald McDonald House keeps families close to each other and the medical care they need, when they need it most. We surround families with hope and support and bring joy and a sense of normalcy to children as they heal. RMH provides support to the local community to ensure the needs of children are met. RMH sponsors student events and provides food bags for children in need. They have also sponsored Christmas gifts for families in the Avondale community. 

Southern Baptist Church

St. Aloysius Mental Health - St. Al's offers a continuum of care which includes mental health assessment, day treatment, specialized education, early education resources, school-based services, outpatient therapy, and medication management. We are proud to partner with St. Aloysius to provide our students with excellent mental health support and in school therapy.

UC Health - UCHealth exists to help  patients live extraordinary lives. They are just as committed to health as they are healing. Just as dedicated to the pursuit of your staying well as we are to the pursuit of your getting well. And just as passionate about helping people enjoy the life outside. UC Health is an official sponsor of the Rockdale Academy Parent Pantry. They provide hygiene items, cleaning supplies, food, and other household items for our families to access in the Parent Pantry. They also support student programming and school wide events such as Career Day. 

University of Cincinnati Athletics - UC Bearcats football and basketball team members provide mentor and tutoring services to our students. Our students have really enjoyed spending time with the UC Bearcats and have shown great improvement in academic scores. We look forward to continuing this program.

WAVE Foundation -WAVE Foundation is a non-profit organization working in partnership with Newport Aquarium. WAVE and Newport Aquarium work in strategic parallel to drive WAVE’s mission to nearly 1 million Newport Aquarium visitors and to hundreds of thousands regional community members annually. Rockdale Academy proudly partners with the WAVE Foundation to provide our students with unique experiences focusing on aquatic life. Our students have had hands on experiences with Sharks, Starfish and more!