Update on Shelter-in-Place Policy: RVC is closed until at least May 3. The school is in close contact with both the Marin County Office of Education and the Marin Dept. of Public Health to implement recommendations and help keep our school healthy. Please read your newsletter for detailed information and wash your hands!


Be Curious


We are now accepting applications for Fall of 2020


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Ross Valley Charter is a unique public school where curiosity is nurtured and there are endless opportunities for joy in the classroom. Our inquiry-based program empowers students to master material as they explore their interests and share their knowledge with the school community. Read about our program or join us on a tour to learn more.

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 program 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.

Learn about our academic success.


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


Ross Valley Charter is a public elementary school in Fairfax, California.

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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