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Fair Oaks Community School is part of the Redwood City School District.  For more than 100 years, the Redwood City School District has educated K-8 students in Redwood City, and portions of San Carlos, Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and incorporated areas near Redwood City. With a legacy of graduating leaders in our community and beyond, our mission is to educate every child for success in the 21st century.  Read our 2012 Annual Report for more information on recent accomplishments in our district.
 
We regularly update our home page to inform parents, staff and the community about important district news. Our website offers many tools to make it easy for you to follow district news and developments, including custom calendars, e-alerts, and RSS feeds.  We want to make it easy for you to locate specific information such as how to register your child for school, when school board meetings are held, and news about the Redwood CIty School District. A wealth of information is available using the pull-down menus in the black bar above.

Headlines & Features

  • Kindergarten Information NIght will be October 23

    The Redwood City School District will hold a Kindergarten Information Night from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 23 at the MIT Auditorium, 400 Duane Street, Redwood City. To read more, please click on headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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  • Redwood City School District Is Awarded $1.06 Million From Startup:Education

    Startup:Education, the philanthropic organization founded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, has awarded a grant of $1.06 million to the Redwood City School District for a technology integration project at Hoover and Taft Schools, and to provide support to an effort to revitalize John Gill School. To read more, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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  • Save October 4 for OktobeRun!

    Runners of all abilities will want to know that OktobeRun returns for its 4th season this October 4, 2014. Proceeds from OktobeRun benefit the Redwood City Education Foundation. To read more, please click on the headline above.

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  • Survey of Parents, Staff and Students is Overwhelmingly Positive

    Results from a recent survey of Redwood City School District parents, staff and students that measured perception of the schools’ academic strengths and weaknesses, and overall satisfaction with the district indicate that parent, staff and students are very satisfied with academics, safety and the atmosphere at each school. To read more, please click on the headline above.

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  • KIPP and Rocketship Charter Petitions Approved by the Board

    On June 25, 2014, the School Board conditionally approved petitions from two charter schools, KIPP and Rocketship. KIPP and Rocketship will operate independently of the Redwood City School District, but the school district will have legal oversight of the two schools. The schools will open in the fall of 2015 if the details describing the working relationship between the charters and the District can be worked out in Memorandums of Understanding. To read more, please click on the headline above.

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  • Hoover School Featured in Sobrato Video

    Our own Hoover School was the pilot for the SEAL program - a major initiative by the Sobrato Family Foundation that is helping English learner students throughout the Bay Area excel in school. Results at Hoover have been outstanding! Our students and staff are featured in this inspiring video. http://www.sobrato.com/sobrato-philanthropies/sobrato-family-foundation/seal/program-model/

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  • Redwood City School District And Redwood City Teachers Association Reach Tentative Contract Agreement: Total compensation increases by 3.5%

    On June 2, 2014, the Redwood City School District reached a tentative agreement with the Redwood City Teachers Association (RCTA), resolving negotiations for the 2013-2014 school year. Under the terms of the agreement, teachers will receive a total increase of 3.5%, of which 2% will be retroactive to July 1, 2013 and the remaining 1.5% will be effective today, June 2, 2014. To read more, please click on the headline above.

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  • 2014-15 Instructional Calendar Approved

    To view the 2014-15 instructional calendar, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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  • RCSD Benefits from $120 million Zuckerberg Pledge

    RCSD is one of the districts that will benefit from the $120 million pledge recently made by Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan. To read more, please click on the headline above.

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  • KIPP and Rocketship Submitted Charter School Petitions to RCSD

    KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) and Rocketship – have submitted petitions to the board to locate in Redwood City. The May 14 school board meeting included public hearings on each of the petitions. To read more, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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