Details overview

Hours 8:10 AM - 3:20 PM
School leader Mr. John Loeser
Transportation options None
Summer program No

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Outdoor / Farm-based
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Design
7
Music
including: Orchestra
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Rock band
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Spanish

Support

17
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) High School Placement Counsel
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 54% 26%
Two or more races 22% 3%
Black 11% 6%
Asian or Pacific Islander 10% 11%
Hispanic 3% 52%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Ultimate
7
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
5
Clubs
including: Drama club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Soccer
Track
Ultimate
Volleyball
Girls sports (misc.) Floorball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Soccer
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Floorball
Clubs Drama club
Gardening
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Diversity Club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:45 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM
After school program offered Yes
Summer program offered No

After school program

Program name Extended Care
About the program We strive to provide the necessary balance between structure and free-play. We believe in modeling as a powerful teaching opportunity and look at after-school activities as a way for children to connect with and learn from adults with whom they identify.
Types of activities "Arts (visual, literary, dance, theater, and/or music)"
Academic (homework help and/or standards-based programs)
Athletics
Operated by Meredith Spencer
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Start time 3:00 PM
End time 6:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? Yes
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? No
How can parents find out more about fees? Call
Visit website
Website Http://www.rdschool.org/academics/after-school-program
Phone number 510-534-0800

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Robotics / Technology specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Gardening teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School counselor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Www.rdschool.org/admissions
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/16/2014
Tuition range (low) $20000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2013-2014
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 180
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 60
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012