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Manor Elementary School
150 Oak Manor Dr, Fairfax, CA 94930
Manor School is one of three K-5 schools in the Ross Valley School District, and is the only public elementary schoolMore located in Fairfax. In addition to traditional classrooms, Manor features a Multi-Age Program (MAP) with classes that encompass grades K-1, 2-3, and 4-5. Though Manor primarily serves kids in Fairfax, some district residents come from outside the school's boundaries to attend the MAP program. Because the school is set amid the Oak Manor community and surrounded by trees and open space, Manor has also worked to maintain its neighborhood feel and connection to the community. Along with core classes, Manor offers art and music to its students. The district's Yes! Foundation also funds physical education and arts programs, and provides theater opportunities for the students annually. And the school works with the town recreation department to offer a variety of different afterschool programs throughout the year.
Ross Valley School District
110 Shaw Dr, San Anselmo, CA 94960
The Ross Valley School District covers three elementary schools and one middle school serving San Anselmo and Fairfax.More The district enrolled 1,973 students for the 2009-10 year at Manor Elementary School in Fairfax, Wade Thomas Elementary and Brookside Elementary in San Anselmo, and White Hill Middle School at the west end of Fairfax. Currently, the district is undergoing change with the hiring of a new Superintendent and with a proposed bond measure on the November 2010 ballot. The bond measure is part of an effort to address enrollment growth with a plan to add additional classrooms to the elementary schools and expand the facilities at White Hill. In addition, Brookside, which is currently divided into two campuses for grades K-2 and grades 3-5, will become two K-5 elementary schools in the 2011-12 school year. The district board of trustees meets the first and third Thursday of the month at 6pm at the district offices on Shaw Drive, behind the Red Hill Shopping Center.
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