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Welcome to RDS Sandbox

Redwood Day School is an independent, diverse K-8 coed school

that combines challenging academics, differentiated instruction, and a keen awareness of children's social and emotional development. Our intimate learning community of 375 students sits in the heart of Oakland, California, and encourages students to discover and nurture their strengths as individual learners who thrive academically, contribute to society, and lead healthy, meaningful lives.

October 23, 2014

Partial Solar Eclipse

Many of our students were able to witness today's exciting partial solar eclipse with the help of our specialists,... » read more
October 03, 2014

#leaveitbetter

Our middle school theme this year is #leaveitbetter. As advisories, the students made #leaveitbetter videos about ways... » read more
RDS Celebrates Ally Week

Redwood Day School will join GLSEN and students across the country to celebrate Ally Week. Throughout the week, we ask students, teachers, staff, and family communities to reflect on what it means to be an ally and a good friend to someone, and to stand against bullying and harassment in our school. Each day of Ally Week, students and adults are encouraged to wear a specific color from the rainbow to honor this national event. Please note the days of the week below and the corresponding color(s) of that day.

  • Monday - Red
  • Tuesday - Orange or Yellow
  • Wednesday - Green
  • Thursday - Blue or Purple
  • Friday – Rainbow