San Rafael City Schools


San Rafael City Schools

San Rafael City Schools is a school district headquartered in San Rafael, California, United States.

The district, according to the San Rafael city charter, is composed of two separate boundaries: the San Rafael Elementary School District and the San Rafael High School District [http://web.srcs.org/schoolcity/ssb/content.cfm?ptc=/0xb616d9658642d611/0xc916d9658642d611/0x571013b8e6267940&si=0&fi=0] , which are governed by the same board of education. The elementary zone covers around half of the city, while the separate Dixie School District covers the other half. The high school zone covers all of the city. In addition, San Quentin Village, CA and part of Larkspur, CA are within the two districts' boundaries.

chools

an Rafael Elementary School District

Elementary schools

* Bahia Vista Elementary School is located in southeast San Rafael. It serves the communities of east of Highway 101 and south of the San Rafael Canal, including the portion of Larkspur within the districts' boundaries as well as San Quentin Village.
* Coleman Elementary School is located east of highway 101 near central San Rafael. It serves the neighborhood near Dominican University of California, the area near San Rafael High School, and downtown San Rafael.
* Glenwood Elementary School is located east of central San Rafael and primarily serves students from eastern San Rafael as well as overflow students from other areas of San Rafael.
* Laurel Dell Elementary School is a small multi-age and multi-cultural school located in central San Rafael.
* San Pedro Elementary School is located east of downtown San Rafael. It serves the communities east of Highway 101 and the area south of the San Rafael Canal.
* Sun Valley Elementary School is at the western end of San Rafael and serves the western portion of San Rafael.
* Venetia Valley K-8 School is located in northern San Rafael near the Marin County Civic Center. It serves the areas of Los Ranchitos and Santa Venetia.

Middle schools

* James B. Davidson Middle School- located in the central section of San Rafael. Students attending Bahia Vista, Coleman, Glenwood, Laurel Dell, San Pedro and Sun Valley Elementary Schools attend Davidson. Some Venetia Valley students also choose to attend Davidson Middle School.
* Venetia Valley K-8 School- renamed after school was remodeled. First graduate of school was Joseph Gabriel class of '07

an Rafael High School District

Continuation high schools

* Madrone Continuation High School is a public secondary school located on the San Rafael High School campus. The school principal is Susan Gatlin. Madrone Continuation High School provides alternative education for students in grades ten through twelve, emphasizing individual attention for students with special needs. In 2006, the school scored 575 on the Academic Performance Index (API), the California Department of Education’s program for measuring school accountability. It also passed all Adequate Yearly Performance (AYP) criteria required by the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001. Students in the San Rafael High School District may enter Madrone with a recommendation from the district referral committee. For more information, visit the school web site listed below.

Comprehensive high schools

* San Rafael High School
* Terra Linda High School is a comprehensive public secondary school located at 320 Nova Albion Way, San Rafael, 94903. Established in 1960, it is part of the San Rafael High School District. The school principal is Lars Christensen. In 2006, the school scored 774 on the Academic Performance Index (API), the California Department of Education’s program for measuring school accountability. It also passed all Adequate Yearly Performance (AYP) criteria required by the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001. The school colors are blue and gold and the school mascot is the trojan. For more information, visit the school web site listed below.

External links

* [http://web.srcs.org/schoolcity/ssb/content.cfm?si=0&fi=0&siteID=0xB616D9658642D611&ptc=/0xB616D9658642D611/0xC916D9658642D611&SiteLayout=2&CFID=885049&CFTOKEN=47430913 San Rafael City Schools]


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