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Redlands Unified School District
Redlands Unified School District logo.gif
Location
United States
District information
GradesK through 12
SuperintendentMauricio Arellano
Students and staff
Students21,233
Other information
Websitewww.redlands.k12.ca.us

The Redlands Unified School District serves the cities of Redlands and Loma Linda, the unincorporated community of Mentone, the eastern half of Highland and a small section of San Bernardino in San Bernardino County. Total enrollment was 21,170 in 2009. The district has 16 elementary schools that serve kindergarten through fifth grade, with five middle schools serving grades six through eight. The district has six high schools.

Elementary schools

Middle schools (junior high)

High schools

eAcademy

The Redlands eAcademy is a RUSD on-line school.[1] The school features a blended learning environment and serves grades K-12. The school opened in August 2013.[2][3]

Future expansion

In Loma Linda, plans are underway for a new school, Benjamin Barton Middle School, to be built.[4]

Controversy

In 2015, Redlands East Valley High School 2014 varsity cheerleaders were criticized for dressing up in costume gang attire with fake weaponry inside the school's gymnasium depicting a supposed "Latino Gang". The photo showed the High School students dressed in baggy jeans, heavy makeup and throwing gang signs.[5]

In July 2020, Redlands City Council declared racism as a public health crises after some residents shared experiences of racial slurs and name calling at local schools and in the community.[6]

In December 2020, Redlands Unified responded to a viral video depicting one of their students making a facial gesture targeted at the Asian community.[7]

References

  1. ^ Details; CDE; California Government online; accessed April 2014.
  2. ^ New eAcademy in Redlands Will Offer Online Schooling; June 8, 2013 article; Redlands Daily Facts; accessed April 2014.
  3. ^ Redland USD on-line; accessed April 2014.
  4. ^ Redlands k12
  5. ^ Yarbrough, Beau. "Redlands principal salutes 'courage' of cheerleaders involved in racist Spirit Day event". Redlands Daily Facts. Retrieved 20 December 2020.
  6. ^ Iyer, Jennifer. "Redlands declares racism a public health crisis, vows to take action". Redlands Daily Facts. Retrieved 23 December 2020.
  7. ^ Iyer, Jennifer. "Redlands Unified working on 'healing' with virtual forums after viral video". The Press-Enterprise. Retrieved 23 December 2020.