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Student Standing in Front of a Mural at Henry Ford Elementary School
Kindergarten Teacher Working with Students at Henry Ford Elementary School
Student Wearing Henry Ford Elementary School Hoodie
Henry Ford Elementary School Students Listening with their Headphones
Students on the Playground at Henry Ford Elementary School

Our District's Mission

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

Are You Kinder or TK Ready? Teachers Share Top 10 Tips for Incoming Families

We spoke with some of our Redwood City School District (RCSD) teachers about the Top 10 things they want to share about preparing for this new experience with your children. They had a lot to say!

Community, Culture, and Quality are Key, Neighborhood School Parents Say

The parents of students in Redwood City School District (RCSD) are an enthusiastic bunch. They’re thrilled with the way their little loved ones learn – specifically, they credit the teachers, the schools’ respective cultures and value communication from teachers, staff and administration. 

Our Makerspace

The Makerspace is an expansion of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) opportunities that teachers provide in their classrooms. The space cultivates creative ways for students to design, experiment, build and invent as they engage in science, engineering, art and tinkering.

Henry Ford Elementary Named a National PTA School of Excellence

Henry Ford is one of only 11 schools in all of California and one of two in the Bay Area that earned this honor.

California Agency Salutes District for its Support of New Teachers

California’s Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) has presented Redwood City School District (RCSD) with full accreditation of its Induction Program, a program offering extensive on-the-job support and mentorship to new teachers in their first two years.

What Goes Into a School Meal? Science, Labor, and Love

Dietitians and all menu planners strive to balance three key elements--nutrition, the students' palate, and cost. 

Our Stories and Initiatives

Our District By the Numbers


kindergarten student to teacher ratio


different languages are spoken at home by our students and their families in our district including Arabic, Mandarin, Polish, Russian, Samoan, Spanish, and Vietnamese


healthy and nutritious breakfasts and lunches served every school day in our district


square feet of space are maintained by RCSD custodians and groundskeepers throughout our district