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Our District's Mission

RCSD creates a safe and supportive, inspirational and rigorous, joyful and inclusive environment for all learners

New Partnership Adds to District’s Innovative Teacher Pipelines

With an eye toward the future, Redwood City School District (RCSD) is partnering with rising educators from San Jose State University (SJSU) through a unique Bilingual Residency Program. The multifaceted program recruits and retains enthusiastic teachers to our already accomplished and gifted team.

Community, Culture, and Quality are Key, Neighborhood School Parents Say

The parents of students in Redwood City School District (RCSD) are an enthusiastic bunch. They’re thrilled with the way their little loved ones learn – specifically, they credit the teachers, the schools’ respective cultures and value communication from teachers, staff and administration. 

Beyond School Rankings: A More Holistic Approach to School Ratings

“Parents bring their hopes and their fears about their child’s education to the decision about where to live ... Too often, parents rely on third-party rankings that don’t tell the whole story about a school.”

Redwood City Education Foundation Shifts its Focus. “We want to echo a voice of equity,” says executive director

The Foundation aims to affect change through financial support, advocacy, and community engagement. RCEF has recently fine-tuned its mission to focus on the most vulnerable and underserved students in the Redwood City School District community.

California Agency Salutes District for its Support of New Teachers

California’s Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) has presented Redwood City School District (RCSD) with full accreditation of its Induction Program, a program offering extensive on-the-job support and mentorship to new teachers in their first two years.

What Goes Into a School Meal? Science, Labor, and Love

Dietitians and all menu planners strive to balance three key elements--nutrition, the students' palate, and cost. 

Our Stories and Initiatives

Our District By the Numbers

25:1

kindergarten student to teacher ratio

35

different languages are spoken at home by our students and their families in our district including Arabic, Mandarin, Polish, Russian, Samoan, Spanish, and Vietnamese

7,200

healthy and nutritious breakfasts and lunches served every school day in our district

870,000

square feet of space are maintained by RCSD custodians and groundskeepers throughout our district