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.

Letter from the State Board of Education

May 5, 2017

This letter was sent to members of an anti-charter group in our community in response to their letter-writing campaign to insist on a “material revision” to our Charter. At this time, the State has reviewed our records and finds no need for a material revision. May 3, 2017 Dear Ross Valley Parents, Guardians, and Community…

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A photo of White Hill Campus, where Ross Valley Charter was located from 2017-2019

RVC Accepts District’s Offer of White Hill Building

April 12, 2017

It’s official: RVC will open in August on the beautiful White Hill school campus in Fairfax! In January, RVC began a process with the District to determine how to best share the White Hill facility. RVC today (April 12) officially accepted the District’s final offer. We are grateful that this issue has been resolved and…

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An Opportunity to Focus on Education

April 9, 2017

Marin IJ Editorial (Reposted from the Marin Independent Journal (http://www.marinij.com)) The signs that have popped up along Ross Valley streets reflect the deep political divide that’s been carved by the debate over the Ross Valley Charter School. At issue is Ross Valley’s former Multi-Age Program that, for many years, was offered at Manor School in…

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Image of Ross Valley Charter School director Luke Duchene at the RVC campus at White Hill

Welcome To Our New Director!

April 8, 2017

Ross Valley Charter is thrilled to announce the hiring of our Founding School Director! Luke Duchene, a Fairfax resident and RVC parent, comes to us with a wealth of experience and expertise as a teacher, school leader and community builder. He understands how to inspire collaborative, compassionate school communities that put our students first. “I…

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RVC Students Perform Medieval Play

Featured on MarinMommies.com

February 22, 2017

“Enter a Ross Valley Charter kindergarten/first grade classroom and you discover a joyful buzz of activity. Scanning the room, you notice …” Click here to see the full article in MarinMommies.

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An Open Letter from MAP Founding Parent, Robin Goebel

January 17, 2017

January 16, 2017 Dear Families Interested in the Ross Valley Charter, As a MAP founder, I have wanted to write a letter of encouragement to you all for some time and share with you our experience of starting that program and being a parent in it for 15 years. For our family, MAP has always…

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Community Love

January 16, 2017

An Open Letter from MAP Founding Parent, Robin Goebel Dear Families Interested in the Ross Valley Charter, As a MAP founder, I have wanted to write a letter of encouragement to you all for some time and share with you our experience of starting that program and being a parent in it for 15 years.…

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Map of Ross Valley School District

FAQs – RVC and the Ross Valley School District

January 8, 2017

How does RVC impact the District’s finances? Does RVSD pay for RVC to operate? How many students will leave RVSD for RVC? Is there any option under Prop 39 that does NOT displace RVSD students? Why did RVC file a complaint in Marin Superior Court against the District? When will RVC teachers give notice to…

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