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 650 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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 297 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,351
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Redwood Christian Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1970

Student Body

Total Students
297 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
47%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Redwood Christian Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
26%
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(collared shirts; jeans in good repair)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition 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 Director
Brittany Spade

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

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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Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 297 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,351
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average acceptance rate in Alameda County, CA is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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