Redwood Christian Elementary School

  • The mission of Redwood Christian Schools is to provide a Christ-centered education which is able to equip students for daily living and eternal life.
  • RCS serves over 700 students in grades TK-12.  Located in the East Bay/San Francisco area, RCS has two Christian school campuses: our elementary campus is located in Castro Valley, CA, and our middle school and high school campus is located in San Lorenzo, CA.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1970

Student Body

Total Students269 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
47%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Redwood Christian Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
26%
Average Class Size17 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(collared shirts; jeans in good repair)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,033
Tuition NotesTuition shown is annual tuition for Transitional Kindergarten through 5th grade for 2018-19. Annual tuition for the Academic Assistance Program is $13,403 for grades 2 through 5. Tuition assistance is available.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBrittany Spade

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, BowlingBasketballBowling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Advanced Band (Grades 3-5), Art (Grades TK-5), Beginning Band (Grades 3-5), Classroom Music (TK-3), Elementary Strings, Royal Choir (Grades 4-5)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Castro Valley
    Grades: K-8 | 227 students
    0.6 miles
    3427 Somerset Avenue
    Castro Valley, CA 94546
    (510) 581-3155
    0.6 K-8
    227
  • San Leandro
     The Principled Academy
    The Principled Academy Photo - Older students are all paired up with younger students as 'Reading Buddies,' a way to support older students develop caring and kind heart.
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Grades: PK-8 | 134 students
    4.2 miles
    2305-A Washington Ave
    San Leandro, CA 94577
    (510) 351-6400
    4.2 PK-8
    134
  • Castro Valley
    Grades: PK-5 | 110 students
    1.5 miles
    2330 Pomar Vista Avenue
    Castro Valley, CA 94546
    (510) 317-8627
    1.5 PK-5
    110
  • Fremont
    Grades: NS-12 | 685 students
    11.1 miles
    4760 Thornton Avenue
    Fremont, CA 94536
    (510) 744-2241
    11.1 NS-12
    685
  • Fremont
    Grades: PK-8 | 221 students
    12.9 miles
    40374 Fremont Blvd
    Fremont, CA 94538
    (510) 657-1674
    12.9 PK-8
    221

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The average private school tuition in California is $11,526 for elementary schools and $20,037 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).