Richland Elementary is a school that offers "proud traditions and new opportunities." Generations of students, parents, and staff have contributed to an environment of academic achievement, responsibility, teamwork, diversity, and respect. Our school has been recognized by the California State Department of Education as a Distinguished School in 1995, 2000, 2004, and 2008. Richland offers an educational program with proven benchmarks of excellence!
Richland Elementary School is a community of learners dedicated to the belief that all children can learn and grow in a safe, orderly, and positive environment. A rigorous standards-based curriculum, a clear academic focus, and an emphasis on responsible citizenship provide students with a foundation for future learning in a technological society. We recognize the importance of educating all children by working collaboratively with students, staff, parents, and the community. We provide an environment where the unique talents and abilities of every member of our culturally diverse school community are shared and encouraged. Professional growth and collegiality provide staff with the knowledge, attitude, and skills to provide powerful learning experiences for all students.
The Richland School staff believes that it is our responsibility to create and maintain an environment of mutual trust and respect where all children have an equal opportunity to achieve academic excellence, develop a lifelong love of learning, and acquire the skills needed to become responsible, contributing members of society.