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Absence Reporting

If you think your child will be absent, please call the main office at (925) 682-8000 ext. 7958. Include your student's name, teacher, and reason for absence. Thank you!



Grades K - 5

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday:

7:55 - 2:25 pm


Grades K - 5

Every Wednesday:

7:55 - 1:30 pm



2022-2023 Enrollment

Transitional Kindergarten registration happening NOW.  Please go to for information and registration directions.

Registration for kindergarten  through 5th grade is happening NOW!!

Registration information and forms available below (PDF) or may be picked up in office during school hours through June 30th.  ALL NEW enrollments begin online at

If you would like information regarding intradistrict or interdistrict transfers, please refer to the Student Services section at or simply click  

                 BTS Walk-thru                     Friday august 5th, 2p - 6p

Please join us Friday August 5th, any time between 2:00p and 6:00p for our Back to School Walk-Thru. Packets will be available for pick up beginning Wednesday August 3rd.

At the Walk-Thru you will

  • Review, update and sign off on your child's emergency contacts
  • Update your child's health information
  • Review and complete annual forms:
    • Universal Form/Responsible Use Agreement (computer use, media policy, etc.)
    • Alternate Income Form/Free - Free & Reduced Lunch Application
  • Receive important handouts 
  • Learn your student's teacher assignment

If you are unable to attend the Walk-Thru you must come to the office the following week between 8a - 3p in order to complete the required forms.  Your student will be unable to begin school until the necessary paperwork is on file.


We welcome and encourage parent involvement at Rio Vista.   

ALL volunteers/visitors must be cleared through the district.  Current fingerprinting and updated TB results are required to be on file prior to any visit or volunteering.  A current Covid vaccination card is also required. If you would like to assist in the classroom or attend a field trip, please: 

     *Complete the forms provided in the links below 

     *Make your TB appointments, and get proof of negative result

     *Schedule and complete your Live Scan fingerprinting 

For more information click: here 

How to qualify as a volunteer:  English   /  Spanish

To apply for a Live Scan fee waiver click: here

Upon District clearance, visitors must sign in at the office.  A visitor's pass will be issued.  Visitors need to return to the office to sign out.

Upcoming Dates

Attention Rockets!



Summer School

  • Wednesday June 8th thru Friday July 1st
  • 8:00 a - 12:00 p

Office Closed for Summer

  • The office will be closed for summer break for the month of July.  We will reopen Monday August 1st.


Back to School Walk-Thru

  • Friday August 5th, 2p - 6p (review emergency contacts, update student health information, receive teacher assignment, etc. prior to the first day of school - Thursday August 11th)
  • If you would like, you may pick up the packet ahead of time to review beginning Wednesday August 3rd between 8a - 3p.

First Day of School

  • Thursday August 11th

Java with Janis


  • Stay tuned for dates and times for the 22/23 school year


  • The Rio Vista parking lot is closed to all incoming and outgoing traffic from 7:50am to 8:15am, and from 2:15pm to 2:45pm.​
  • U-turns, double parking, jay-walking or motioning children to jay-walk creates extremely dangerous hazards for our students.
  • The Contra Costa Sheriff's Depatment will issue moving and parking violations to unsafe motorists.
  • Please ALWAYS use the crosswalk when dropping off and picking up your child.
  • Students may not be dropped of at school before 7:30.  There is no supervision until this time.