Be Curious


At Ross Valley Charter, children follow their curiosity and develop their natural love of learning.

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Ross Valley Charter is a free public school authorized by the State of California Department of Education that offers an exceptional, inquiry-based learning experience. Our campus, located in Fairfax, in the Ross Valley School District, is a wonderful choice for students in Transitional Kindergarten through 5th grade in Fairfax, California. Find out about our program by watching our videos.

What Sets RVC Apart

Our inquiry based, student-centered approach engages each student’s curiosity and encourages learners to build knowledge and understanding through hands-on experiences. RVC students share their knowledge with others, deepening their understanding and building confidence. Our arts-integrated approach has students singing, creating, and performing as part of the classroom experience. Our multi-faceted approach to engaging and supporting students is designed to ensure that they thrive in school and beyond.


"It's a place where the kids are allowed to discover what they're made of."


Ross Valley Charter is a public elementary school located in Fairfax.

At Ross Valley Charter, it is our mission to understand and support the unique social, emotional and academic needs of every child. In addition to the classroom teachers, our staff includes a Special Education Teacher, an Intervention Specialist, and a bilingual Family Outreach and Support Coordinator. Students also receive Spanish, art, music and physical education every week.

Our campus offers plenty of outdoor learning and play space, and convenient access to nearby open space, where our students take hikes, read, sing, and write out of doors.

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