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    Student work

    MS student Collage

    October 5 - 9 was Venetia Valley's Annual Suicide Prevention Awareness Week. Students designed hearts to represent Hope, Resilience and Recovery. By promoting protective factors such as hope and resilience we aim to foster mental health and wellness among our student population. Venetia Valley Middle School students participated in the creation of this collage.

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    Online Learning Resources

    Venetia Valley School Site Safety Plan - COVID 19

    Our school site safety plan has been approved by MCOE and Marin County Health and Human Services.

    Feel free to see our plan in detail here. 


    5th and 7th Grade CoVitality form

    English and Spanish form

    Forma en ingles y espanol 


    SteamIn a competitive field with DMS, Marin Country Day and Mark Day students, ALL FIVE Venetia Valley projects won ribbons recognizing our students' creativity, grasp of complex interdisciplinary concepts and dedication to STEAM studies and their specific, diverse, self-selected, areas of inquiry.  Topics included:

    • CO2 Reduction (Second Year)-  1st place Best of Show, among class entries
    • ESP Studies- Precognition and Telepathy- 2nd place
    • Alternate Sources of Energy- 2nd place
    • Paranormal Investigation- Ghosts- 3rd place
    • Robotics- 3rd place

    Students thought out-of-the-box, continuously demonstrating passion, grit and perseverance, especially as the Fair date approached.  They rose to the challenge of busy schedules, managed their time like professionals and look forward to continuing their investigations.  Venetia Valley is proud our students and our capacity to offer significant learning experiences, motivated by student interests and experiences.  STEAM studies are highly relevant in today's world and have the potential for breakthrough results.  Special thanks to Community Member Fred Fielding for generously giving of his time and expertise as a resource to facilitate our students' academic growth. 


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    Gold Ribbon

    Apolinar "Paul" Quesada, Principal

    Lauren Menchavez, Assistant Principal

    Maricarmen Pulido, Office Manager

    177 North San Pedro Road
    San Rafael, California 94903

    415.492.3162 - Attendance
    415.492.3160 - Fax


    School Tours

    School tours for both Elementary and Middle School will be offered. Tours are from 8:30 - 9:30 am. Please check in at the main office. If you have any questions regarding tours, please call the main office at (415) 492-3150.

    ***Due to COVID-SCHOOL TOURS CANCELLED- We will update this information if it changes.


    School Uniforms

    As we return for hybrid learning, the school uniform policy will not be in effect. Families, please make sure your child is wearing clothing that is appropriate for school.

    Cuando regresemos para el aprendizaje hybrido, la poliza de uniformes no sera utilizada. Pedimos a nuestras familias que por favor asegure de que sus niños utilizen ropa apropiada para la escuela.


    About our District

    San Rafael City Schools Mission: Lifting student achievement. Every student, every day. 

    SRCSThe SRCS community ensures that every student receives an empowering education. High expectations and skillful individualized instruction enable each student to embrace their own learning, think critically and experience success. Our welcoming school climate ensures that our diverse community of students, families, staff and community members are treated with dignity and respect, creating opportunities for participation, engagement and support. 

    SRCS includes the San Rafael Elementary School District and the San Rafael High School District, with a total student population of more than 7,200. Learn more at