Early Enrollment Ends Feb. 3, 2023!
La inscripción anticipada finaliza el 3 de febrero de 2023

Curiosity-Powered Public School

Curiosity-Powered Public School

Fall '23 Enrollment Events!

Join a Tour

Our monthly school tours are a wonderful way to learn about our program. 

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1/28 - Fall 2023 Preview

Join us at 10 am on Saturday, January 28th to visit our beautiful school and learn more about our diverse, multi-age program and inquiry based learning.

This in-person event for parents and guardians of prospective students features a presentation at 10:00 am from our School Director and classroom teachers, as well as opportunities to talk with teachers and current parents.

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2/3 - Early Enrollment Deadline

Early enrollment ends midnight February 3rd.

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Transitional Kindergarten at RVC

TK at RVC is full of play, inquiry, and offers hands-on exploration to spark curiosity and create a joy of learning.

Children who qualify for Transitional Kindergarten in the Fall turn 5 between September 2, 2023 and February 2 2024. 

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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.

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


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 request information to learn more.

Grades 1-5 Schedule / Horario diario de grados 1-5

  • Drop Off/ Dejar la escuela - 8:25 am
  • Start Time/ Hora de inicio - 8:30am
  • Lunch & Recess/ Almuerzo y recreo - 12:15pm - 1:00pm
  • End Time / Hora de finalización - 3:15pm
  • End Time on Wednesdays (all grades) and for early release days / Hora de finalización los miércoles (todos los grados) y para los días de salida anticipada - 1:45

Creating Lifelong Learners

At RVC, our multi-faceted approach engages students and promotes deep learning. By weaving arts, social-emotional understanding, and academics together, we create an environment where students can shine their own light.

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Focusing on Diversity and Inclusion

Creating an inclusive environment that celebrates diversity is a priority at RVC. Our staff understands age-appropriate ways to discuss diversity, inclusion, and social justice at every grade level.

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Building Community

RVC is rich in traditions that bring us together to celebrate our community.

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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 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.

From Transitional Kindergarten through 5th grade, RVC's inquiry-led approach develops confident, joyful learners.

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