District Headlines & Features


The Redwood City School District is committed to providing the very best Tk-8th grade education to your child.  Our schools offer innovative, integrative and interactive approaches to learning, ensuring that your child will not only learn the basics, but also become well-prepared for high school, college and careers.  We invite you to meet, choose and love RCSD schools!

Points of Pride

Gold Ribbon Award Four of our schools -- Clifford, Hoover, Roy Cloud and Taft -- were recently named Gold Ribbon Schools, the highest honor from the California Department of Education.  This award replaces the California Distinguished School Award.

In March we were one of two school districts in California selected as recipients of the 2016 Multiple Pathways to Biliteracy District Recognition Award.

500 of our students were honored for attaining a level of English proficiency equivalent to that of a native speaker at our annual Reclassification Ceremony.

Hoover Principal Amanda Rothengast has been named Principal of the Year Region 5 of the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), and Roosevelt Principal Trish Girardi Multiplier Award was selected as the “2015 Multiplier of the Year in Education” a national award given by The Wiseman Group, a Silicon Valley leadership research and development firm.  Mr. Girardi was selected from among an international pool of nominees and was honored at an event in San Francisco in April.  Ms. Rothengast will be honored at an awards dinner in late April.


Roy Cloud and Roosevelt recently were named Kent Awards from the San Mateo County School Boards Association for innovative practices.  These schools will be honored at an awards dinner in May.

Adelante Spanish Immersion School has been nominated for the Embassy of Spain's prestigious Spanish Immersion School of the Year program.



For more information about the Non-Discrimination Policy, please contact Leslie Crane, Director of Human Resources, Title IX, Equity Compliance Officer, 750 Bradford St, Redwood City, CA 94063,, 650-482-2251, if you have further questions.  
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