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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.


Superintendent's Welcome Letter 2015-16.pdf

Superintendente Bienvenidos 2015-16_2.pdf


School Hours 
TK - 3rd grade     8:00 a.m. to 1:50 p.m.
4th - 8th grade   8:00 a.m. to 2:35 p.m.

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:

21st Century Learning in the RSD

Superintendent's Communiqué



LCAP Surveys

The Richland School District is dedicated to involve everyone to help students succeed. Ongoing communication with all stakeholders is the key to ensure our students are supported at home and at school. The LCAP survey windows is February 4 - February 24, 2016. RSD will work to listen to the feedback from our students, parents, staff and community members.


Thank you for your participation in this process.

LCAP Parent Survey English 15-16.htm


El Distrito Escolar de Richland se dedica a involucrar a todos para ayudar a los estudiantes a tener éxito. La comunicación continua con todas las partes interesadas es la clave para asegurar que nuestros estudiantes cuentan con el apoyo en el hogar y en la escuela. La encuesta ventanas LCAP es 4 de feb. - 24 de feb. de 2016. RSD trabajará para escuchar la opinión de los miembros de nuestros estudiantes, padres, personal y la comunidad .  


Gracias por su participación en este proceso.

LCAP Parent Survey Spanish 15-16.htm

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Today: 5/26/16


The Richland School District Offices are physically located at:

300 N. Valley St.

Shafter, CA 93263

Our mailing address is below:

331 N. Shafter Ave.

Shafter, CA 93263

2016 Board Meeting Dates


Tuesday, January 19

martes, 19 de enero
Monday, February 22 lunes, 22 de febrero
Monday, March 7                lunes, 7 de marzo
Monday, April 4 lunes, 4 de abril
Monday, May 16 lunes, 16 de mayo
Monday, June 6 lunes, 6 de junio
Monday, June 20 lunes, 20 de junio
Monday, July 18 lunes, 18 de Julio
Monday, August 15 lunes, 15 de agosto
Monday, September 12 lunes, 12 de septiembre
Monday, October 17 lunes, 17 de octubre
Monday, November 14 lunes, 14 de noviembre
Monday, December 5 lunes, 5 de diciembre


*April 18th Board Meeting was

re-scheduled to April 4th





Mike Svilich, Member, Area 4

Steve Mann, Member, Area 2

Tammy Rubio Criswell,

Clerk, Area 1

Deanna Rodriguez-Root,

President, Area 3

Tony Aguirre, Member, Area 5


Regular Board Meeting

Monday, June 6, 2016



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


For  Board Agendas and Meetings BEGINNING MAY 18, 2015 AND AFTER   Click Here

For Information on Trustee Areas Click Here