San Rafael City Schools includes the San Rafael Elementary School District and the San Rafael High School District, with a total student population of approximately 7,000. The two districts are governed by one school board and one district office administration. The District consists of 6 TK-5 schools, a TK-8 school, a middle school, two comprehensive high schools and a continuation high school.
Grounded in our vision for student success, we undertook an extensive journey with our greater community to develop our strategic plan - Together 2024. It describes our District values of equity, community and joy, as well as our culture, goals and strategic actions. The District's Graduate Profile articulates the skills needed to succeed in this rapidly changing world, and we committed to developing these skills so every student graduates ready to pursue their goals.
The SRCS community ensures that every student receives an empowering education. High expectations and skillful individualized instruction enable each student to embrace their own learning, think critically and experience success. Our welcoming school climate ensures that our diverse community of students, families, staff and community members are treated with dignity and respect, creating opportunities for participation, engagement and support. Every student graduates college and/or career ready, able to take responsibility for a future that includes life-long learning.
Equity: We honor individual identity and experience, work to address racism in all its forms and to eliminate barriers to student success.
Community: We welcome, value and support every member of our district and seek to promote belonging and inclusivity for all.
Joy: We engage in meaningful learning through positive energy, enthusiasm, and humor and affirm our individual worth and value.
SRCS will ensure that a safe, supportive and collaborative learning environment is in place at each school and throughout the district that aligns with our key values of equity, community and joy. The key actions we will take to ensure a positive culture include the following:
Our Graduate Profile articulates the skills needed to succeed in this rapidy changing world. SRCS is committed to developing these skills in our schools and classrooms so every student graduates ready to pursue their goals.
Every student will be a confident learner, an effective communicator, a critical thinker and a positive contributor to the global community.
Lifting student achievement. Every student, every day.