Ross Valley School District 110 Shaw Dr, San Anselmo, CA94960 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.
Wade Thomas School 150 Ross Ave, San Anselmo, CA94960 Wade Thomas, headed by Principal Nancy Wasserman, is a public kindergarten through fifth grade school located in…More downtown San Anselmo on the site of the first school in San Anselmo. It is one of three elementary schools in the Ross Valley School District. Wade Thomas is a California Distinguished School and is known for its high-quality academic instruction. The school population is 74 percent Caucasian, 7 percent Asian and 5 percent Latino. Located near downtown San Anselmo, Wade Thomas sits nestled among neighborhood homes, and kids are encouraged to walk to school.
White Hill School 101 Glen Dr, Fairfax, CA94930 Built over 40 years ago, White Hill Middle School serves sixth to eighth graders in San Anselmo and Fairfax. It is the…More only public middle school for the Ross Valley School District. The school, located at the far west end of Fairfax off of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, is situated on 22 acres and surrounded by open space and hills. White Hill is a California Distinguished School with an Academic Performance Index (API) of 898 out of 1,000, putting it in the top 10 percent of schools in California. The principal, David Finnane, is also making an effort to reach out to the community and focus on the positive things the students are achieving. The school will be the focus of an expansion-based construction effort in the coming years, as the district focuses on addressing enrollment growth.
Brookside School 116 Butterfield Rd, San Anselmo, CA94960 Brookside School is one of three elementary schools in the Ross Valley School District. The school is divided into two…More campuses. The Lower Campus serves predominantly grades K-2, though some second grade classrooms have been moved to the Upper Campus. In the 2011-12 school year, the two Brookside campuses (which are separated by nearly a mile) will become two separate schools. The Lower Campus is overseen by Principal Marci Trahan, and serves the communities of Sleepy Hollow and the San Anselmo-Fairfax border.