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Updated: RCSD New Vision and Mission Statement

District-Wide - New Mission and Vision

The RCSD School Board updated and approved the new RCSD Mission and Vision Statement at the last Board meeting. The language below will guide RCSD work moving forward. The language was taken from the discussions of the Equity Committee and formed by Dr. Baker and the School Board Members.

Our Mission

RCSD creates a safe and supportive, inspirational and rigorous, joyful and inclusive environment for all learners.

Our Vision

RCSD will be a thriving, dynamic, innovative, and nurturing community where each student realizes their unique gifts and strengths to achieve high intellectual performances for personal and academic success.

Our Values

RCSD has a collective responsibility to achieve our vision through a commitment to these values


To analyze systemic practices, including racial biases, through an equity consciousness lens that dismantle barriers to student learning and emotional well being

Student Voice

To encourage students' bravery, voice and leadership


To instill passion in learning emphasizing student strengths and gifts for all learners: all abilities, all ethnicities and cultural identities, LGBTQ+ youth, and multilingual learners


To offer opportunities and access to joyful, rigorous, and enriching instruction and resources


To build family and community partnerships for student success

New Mission and Vision Statement announced May 2021