Rio Colorado Elementary School

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Ms. M. Gonzalez, Mrs. Herrera, Ms. De los Reyes

Write Up a Storm- Writing Blitz

Ms. Gutierrez, Ms. Ortiz and Mrs. Felix 

Mrs. R. Perez, Mr. Salas, and Ms. Ramirez 

Our eagles ready to type their essays at the Writing Blitz

4th grade teachers at family night

Mrs. W. Storm & Dilan Arce 

Ezequiel learning writing strategies from our consultants.

Ms. Quintero, Ms. C. Sota, and Ms. B. Sota at RCS family night

AzMerit Perfect Score Award

Kassandra Thompson writing her hand plan.

Mrs. E. Perez during family night

AzMerit Perfect Score Award Board Meeting

Write Up a Storm-  Writing Blitz

Our Mission

At Rio Colorado School, we value integrity and are committed to increasing student achievement. Through high expectations, effective instruction, and perseverance, we will provide a nurturing and caring environment where all students will succeed.

En escuela primaria Rio Colorado apreciamos la integridad y nos comprometemos en lograr los objetivos académicos de nuestros estudiantes. Mediante las grandes expectativas, instrucción eficaz y perseverancia, nosotros brindaremos un ambiente de cuidado y crianza en donde todos los estudiantes triunfarán.

District Mission Statement

Gadsden Elementary School District No. 32
Governing Board Goals & Mission Statement
Mission Statement
Our Mission is to ensure high quality educational programs by providing each student with the skills necessary to contribute to our society and to successfully compete in the global economy. We will accomplish this by emphasizing the development of both academic and social skills.

Nuestra Misión es garantizar programas educativos de alta calidad proporcionando a cada estudiante las destrezas necesarias para aportar a nuestra sociedad y exitosamente competir en la economía global. Esto se logrará enfatizando el desarrollo académico y sus habilidades sociales.
Governing Board Goals
  • Schools will perform at the A level in AZ-LEARNS.
  • Each Classroom Will Have a Highly Effective Teacher.
  • Increase English Language Proficiency for 100% of our Students.
  • Provide Opportunities for Students in College and University Programs.
  • Provide Effective Academic Support for All Students.
  • Increase Competitive Academic and Extracurricular Activities within the District.
  • Continue Teacher and Student Participation through Service Learning In Our Community.
  • Maintain a Safe Learning Environment for All.
  • Maintain Effective Communication Within our District and Community.
  • Continue Recognition Program for all Employees.

News & Announcements

Guidelines for Opening Schools for the 2020-2021 school year

Good afternoon
Please read important information regarding Guidelines for opening schools for the 2020-2021 school year from Arizona Superintendent Kathy Hoffman.
Buenas tardes
Favor de leer información importante sobre las pautas para abrir escuelas para el año escolar 2020-2021 de la Superintendente de Arizona Kathy Hoffman.

RCS Online Learning Survey

If you have not completed a survey for your son/daughter on online survey please click on the link below and follow the instructions.

Si no ha completado una encuesta para su hijo / hija en la encuesta en línea, haga click en el siguiente enlace y siga las instrucciones.



Our Child Nutrition Department will continue to provide Grab ‘n Go Meal Service during the week of SPRING BREAK starting March 30th. All schools will have pick-up service Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Children must be present to pick up a meal, which will contain lunch and breakfast for the following day. This meal service is available to ALL students in Yuma, 18 years old and younger.

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