Richland School District serves elementary age children living in the City of Shafter and outlying areas. The District operates four schools that are located in the city: Golden Oak Elementary School (K-6), Redwood Elementary School (K-6), Sequoia Elementary School (K-6) and Richland Junior High School (7-8).
The Richland School District adheres to the premise that all children can learn. The District's mission is to be consistent in empowering all schools at all grade levels in nurturing the mental, physical, social and emotional growth of all students by bringing about excellence through planned instruction, based on a CORE of knowledge in which all children should learn, that promotes a positive self, academic success, and a social consciousness that will lead toward productive citizenship.
Upon completion of Eighth Grade students attend Shafter High School which is part of the Kern High School District.
FIRST DAY OF 2015-2016 : Wednesday, August 19, 2015
21st Century Learning
Our goal is to prepare ALL Richland Students to be successful in their college and career choices. By implementing the new Common Core State Standards, the new State English Language Development Standards, and 21st Century Skills for Students, we will better prepare them to be successful in THEIR world. More information on these initiatives can be found here:
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Local Control and Accountability Plan
The Richland School District Offices are physically located at:
300 N. Valley St.
Shafter, CA 93263
Our mailing address is below.
Mike Svilich, President, Area 4
Steve Mann, Clerk, Area 2
Tammy Rubio Criswell,
Member, Area 1
Member, Area 3
Tony Aguirre, Area 5
Special Board Meeting
-June 29, 2015
Regular Meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. and are held in the Golden Oak Elementary School Cafeteria located at 195 S. Wall St., Shafter, unless otherwise noted.
For Board Agendas and Minutes PREVIOUS TO MAY 18, 2015 Click Here
STARTING WITH OUR MAY 18, 2015 BOARD MEETING WE HAVE A NEW AGENDA ONLINE SITE AND LINK! (See Below)
For Board Agendas and Meetings BEGINNING MAY 18, 2015 AND AFTER Click Here
For Information on Trustee Areas Click Here