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Info For New Families

Are you thinking about enrolling your child at Rio Del Mar Elementary? Or perhaps you are starting at Rio soon. We have put together information to help you get to know the school. Make sure to check out our FAQs section which has answers to the questions we get asked most often.

If there is anything else you would like to know about Rio please contact us and we will get back to you ASAP.

Why our families love Rio

There are lots of reasons why our families love Rio Del Mar Elementary. In a recent survey of parents the top things mentioned included:

  • Our wonderful, friendly teachers and staff;

  • The high quality of education;

  • Recognition that good behaviors and kindness is equally important to academics;

  • Our amazing principal and office staff;

  • Student leadership opportunities;

  • The After School program;

  • Good communication;

  • Safety;

  • The family involvement and sense of community;

  • Community events.

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There is such a great sense of community at Rio. We love all the events that the Parent Alliance put on. Harvest Festival is our favorite - our kids had such a great  time.
The  staff and teachers are wonderful. Everyone (teachers, admin) makes it a point to say 'Hi', and it's particularly special that they know my child's name! I feel extremely safe and lucky to be part of the Rio Family.
We love ACE and the After School Program. There are so many enrichment opportunities, my kids are never bored going!

Answering your questions

We know you probably have lots of questions about Rio, so we put together a list of frequently asked questions to help potential and new families.

Visit our FAQ page to find out answers to questions like:

  • What is the daily schedule?

  • Can my child get food at school?

  • Do I need to buy classroom supplies for my child?
  • What enrichment programs does Rio offer?
  • Does Rio have an after school program?
  • How do I register my child for Rio?

If you can't find an answer to your question, please contact us and we'll get back to you ASAP.

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