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Richmond Elementary School

Richmond Elementary School is a special place where all students are welcome. It is a unique blend of children whose parents are active duty military, Department of Defense workers and contractors, students who live in our zoned area in Ridgecrest and students with special needs. We emphasize and celebrate attitude, attendance and achievement. Read More



Richmond Elementary School
1206 Kearsarge Avenue
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 499-1840 Main Office 
(760) 499-1841 Special Education
(760) 446-3302 Main Office Fax
(760) 446-5548 Special Education Fax



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SSUSD raising the bar to improve attendance
Sierra Sands Unified School District has a new goal to help boost student achievement, and Superintendent Ernie Bell said he’s hopeful parents will rally around raising attendance rates if the district can communicate its importance. To ensure students are staying on track, district leaders said they would like for each student to have at least a 95 percent attendance rate. That’s nine absences a year, or one per month.  more
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Special Reminder for March - Parent Teacher Conferences will be held March 12-15. Please look for a scheduled time from your teacher.  more
California School Dashboard
California is field testing a new website designed to help communities across the state access important information about K–12 districts and schools – including ours. Called the California School Dashboard, the site features easy-to-read reports on multiple measures of school success, including test scores, graduation rates, English learning progress and suspension rates. For more information, see the Parent Information Letter.  more

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