Our District's Mission
RCSD creates a safe and supportive, inspirational and rigorous, joyful and inclusive environment for all learners
Kindness, Empathy, and Compassion: RCSD Students Learn More than Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic
Modeling positive behaviors and rewarding children for taking those affirmative steps goes a long way, according to research, and schools nationwide are adopting a structured model for that called PBIS, or Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support.
County Supt. Visits Clifford School’s NUA Lab. Building Student Conviction, Capacity, and Confidence.
San Mateo County Superintendent of Schools Nancy Magee recently visited Clifford School to observe the strength-based strategies RCSD teachers are using in classrooms to close opportunity gaps. Clifford School, a National Urban Alliance for Effective Education (NUA) lab school, has become a model for approaches that identify and activate student strengths.
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.
Community Partner Campus Beautification Project Contributes to Clifford Student Learning and Well-Being
Members of local Rotary Clubs met at Clifford School in Redwood City to plant 30 native oak trees surrounding the staff parking lot in an effort to restore the area’s natural meadows while replacing eucalyptus that presented hazards.
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
kindergarten student to teacher ratio
California Gold Ribbon Schools in our district including Clifford
different languages are spoken at home by our students and their families in our district including Arabic, Mandarin, Polish, Russian, Samoan, Spanish, and Vietnamese
healthy and nutritious breakfasts and lunches served every school day in our district
square feet of space are maintained by RCSD custodians and groundskeepers throughout our district