Choice Schools List

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RUSD offers a wide variety of choices for parents.

Montessori

  • Goodland Montessori: Goodland Montessori is expanding to a K-8 school, making the Montessori Program available through 8th grade. Montessori education is a method of education based on self-directed learning activities that emphasize learning through all five senses and in multi-age classrooms. 

Elementary Schools

  • Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School (International Baccalaureate World School)
  • Red Apple Elementary School (STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math)

The Jefferson Lighthouse and Red Apple curricula move at a rapid pace in comparison to other District schools in order to allow more time for the various extended activities.

K8 Schools

  • Gilmore Fine Arts: Gilmore Fine Arts offers a world-class fine arts program with specialized instruction in art, instrumental music, choral music, drama and dance.

Middle & High Schools 

  • Starbuck Middle School, an International Baccalaureate World School (Grades 6-8): Starbuck Middle School is an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (grades 6-8) school. The IB Programme is designed to develop active learners and internationally minded students through rigorous curriculum and project-based learning.

  • Walden III Middle and High School (Grades 6-12): Walden III is an alternative middle and high school. Its mission is to be student-centered and staff-driven; to use individualized performance assessment; to find ways to motivate each student; to create a family atmosphere; to have personal relationships with students and their families.

  • The R.E.A.L. School (Grades 6-12): The goal of R.E.A.L. Middle and High School (grades 6-12) is to provide an educational setting that will help each student become accountable for his/her own educational process. Their mission is to motivate every student in their educational endeavors to become joyful lifelong learners.

News & Updates

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