Our Vibrant Community

At RVC, students are given the tools to follow their natural curiosity and explore their interests. RVC’s approach fosters both independence and collaboration, nurtures social and emotional development while encouraging academic achievement.

Parent Ed Night: Children and Gender

September 11, 2019

Join us for an evening of education with Alison Park, a nationally recognized speaker on children, gender and diversity. Learn about reframing multiculturalism as an inclusive process for the benefit of students, staff and families.

Read More
Image of heart made up of different people

What is Diversity?

September 10, 2019

When we talk about “diversity” in our school, we’re discussing the degree to which the school community reflects the range of different kinds of people in the wider world.

Read More
An oil painting that says we heart RVC. Ross Valley Charter is a loving elementary school community.

RVC’s Move to St Rita’s Hits Restart Button for Community

May 22, 2019

This editorial ran in the Marin IJ on 5/20. The writer has some very strong points and the piece is well worth the read. We at Ross Valley Charter are excited to move to our own campus and we are looking forward to returning White Hill to the district for use as the 6th grade…

Read More
Children of different ages read together, helping each other learn

The RVC Read-A-Thon

May 6, 2019

Ross Valley Charter kids love to read! This year, they are using their love of reading to raise money for our school. Every student is taking pledges, and on May 10th, we’re having an all-school Read-a-thon. Each RVC reader has a personal Read-a-thon page to share with friends and family using social media, email or…

Read More

Educating the Whole Child … it’s what we do at Ross Valley Charter

April 6, 2019

For those of you who may have missed it, an email went out last week from Marin Mommies. It was a detailed and in-depth description of how we at Ross Valley Charter educate the “whole child” — and how, as a community, we all honor this about our school. The demands of the 21st century…

Read More
TK Transitional Kindergarten students perform and sing the Wizard of Oz

Ross Valley Charter – Apply for Next Year

February 15, 2019

Have you applied for next year? We begin our admissions process for the Fall in February. Priority is given to families who apply by March 10. If you are already enrolled in RVC, there is no need to re-apply. Applications received by March 10th will be included in the March 14th admissions lottery.  Note: If…

Read More
Third-graders play the bells

A Great Open House!

January 25, 2019

Thank you to those in attendance for a wonderful Open House…we enjoyed speaking to all of you and showcasing our great school and our amazing and dedicated teachers! We hope you walked away inspired and curious – curiosity is fully embraced at Ross Valley Charter! In case you weren’t able to make it, preview our…

Read More

Curiosity Powered!

January 13, 2019

At Ross Valley Charter School, we fully subscribe to curiosity. …”activating a student’s curiosity is, I would argue, a far more important and complex goal than mere information delivery.” – Heather Wolpert-Gawron (via Edutopia) If you have friends and neighbors who wonder or are curious about RVC, pass along this article and have them join us on…

Read More

Open House…Be Curious!

January 8, 2019

The following is a letter that Director Luke sent to prospective families that have shown interest in RVC. It’s important that everyone sees it, there are so many exciting things happening at our school! Be sure to pass it on to families you know who may be interested. Hope to see you at the Open…

Read More

Marin IJ Readers’ Forum from 12/28/18

January 2, 2019

Charter schools offerMarin an alternative In the IJ editorial of Dec. 20 on charter schools you write, “There are differences between charter schools formed in poorly performing districts and those created in districts that have stronger academic records.” Since Marin has high-performing schools, the implication is that charter schools are not needed here. But I…

Read More