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Our Mission: To change our community through education, by providing preschool and elementary school academic services, resulting in grade appropriate achievement, cultural enrichment, and strong moral character.

Title I
Named by California Department of Education a "Title I Academic Achievement Award School."
#1 school in Richmond, CA (2015-2016 smarter balanced data in ELA and Math).
Honor Roll
Recognized by California Honor Roll as a high performing school, distinguished for academic achievement and closing achievement gaps.
We implement a high academic curricula with a cultural relevant emphasis.

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  • Download App For No-Cost Meals To Children
    RCP Parents, download the CA Meals for Kids app for free via Apple’s App Store, Google’s Play Store, and Microsoft’s…
    Written on Friday, March 20, 2020
  • Meals Available For Pick Up
    Dear RCP Families, Meals can be picked up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following locations: De Anza…
    Written on Sunday, March 15, 2020
  • RCP Closing for the Next Three Weeks
    This is an important update about the coronavirus concerns in our community. According to Contra Costa Health Services, there have…
    Written on Friday, March 13, 2020
  • Verde Elementary in Richmond is Closed
    Hello, RCP Parents, We just received word that Verde Elementary in Richmond is closing due to a possible (as yet,…
    Written on Thursday, March 12, 2020
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See the academic calendars for preschool and charter elementary school for the current school year. Find out when important dates and observed holidays are.


Lunch Menu

Eating healthy is very important to young minds and bodies. We make sure everyone gets all the right nutrients they need. See what's cooking in our kitchen!


Extra Curricular

Students need to be stimulated outside of the classroom. We encourage positive and productive activity to aid in the growth of talented individuals.


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Be a part of our team and help make a difference in our community. You can make a lasting impression on the lives of children and shape the future.


RCP Staff

Our dedicated staff strives to provide the best education to our young children. They all enjoy teaching and take pride in the students' successes.


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Greetings Families: RCP here with an update on learning for March 30th-April 3rd.

Lower School (TK-4): This week, there will be no Virtual Teaching in observation of Spring Break. Kinder - 2GR teachers will get in contact with families this week to support families who still need Chromebooks for online learning. Please refer to your child’s teacher’s ClassDojo starting April 6th to get updates on their daily assignments.

Upper School (5-8): This week, there will be no Virtual Teaching in observation of Spring Break. Teachers will still hold office hours as students need to complete their playlists by Friday, April 3rd. Please refer to your child’s grade-level Daily Virtual Learning Routine for Office Hour times. To access an overview of our Virtual Learning Model, please visit our website at www.rcpschools.org/COVID-19 to watch a video overview and look at your child’s Assignment Playlist & Daily Virtual Learning Routine.

Saludos Familias: RCP aquí con una actualización sobre el aprendizaje del 30 de marzo al 3 de abril.

Escuela inferior (TK-4): Esta semana, no habrá enseñanza virtual en observación de las vacaciones. Los maestros de Kinder - 2GR se pondrán en contacto con las familias esta semana para apoyar a las familias que aún necesitan Chromebooks para el aprendizaje en línea. Consulte el ClassDojo del maestro de su hijo a partir del 6 de abril para obtener actualizaciones de sus tareas diarias.

Escuela Superior (5-8): Esta semana, no habrá enseñanza virtual en observación de las vacaciones. Los maestros aún tendrán horario de oficina ya que los estudiantes deben completar sus listas de trabajos antes del viernes 3 de abril. Para acceder a una descripción general de nuestro modelo de aprendizaje virtual, visite nuestro sitio web en www.rcpschools.org/COVID-19 para ver una descripción general en video y ver la lista de tareas y la rutina de aprendizaje virtual diaria de su hijo.