Minimum Day - Friday, June 2nd.
Last Day of School and Minimum Day - Thursday, June 8th.
T/K and K - 5th grade students are dismissed at noon. Please pick up students on time!
Mentone Elementary is a PROUD member of the No Excuses University Network of Schools.
|New immunization requirements for the 2016-2017 school year/SB 277: All incoming Kindergarten and 7th grade students must have current immunizations on record to begin school on August 10, 2016. California law SB 277 no longer allows personal or religious beliefs exemptions. Click here for more information.|
Redlands Unified School District Profile
Redlands Unified School District’s sixteen elementary schools serve kindergarten through fifth grade.
Four middle schools—Beattie, Cope, Clement and Moore—serve grades six, seven and eight. Grades nine through twelve are served by three comprehensive high schools: Redlands High School, Redlands East Valley High School, and Citrus Valley High School.
An alternative high school setting is offered at Orangewood High School. The Redlands Independent Study (RISE) Program and the Home Education Learning Program (HELP) are also on the Orangewood campus. We also have a K-12 online school, Redlands eAcademy. eAcademy offers free and appropriate public education in a blended learning model to students residing in the counties of San Bernardino, Riverside, Inyo, Kern, Orange and Los Angeles. For more information, click here.
Redlands Unified School District encompasses 147 square miles and serves the communities of Redlands, Loma Linda, Mentone, Forest Falls, and portions of San Bernardino and Highland.
Current enrollment in grades K-12 is 21,233.
The ethnicity of the student population is:
0.4% American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.5% Pacific Islander
6.6% African American
The district serves 1,965 English-language learners. Thirty separate languages comprise the home languages of these students.
The RUSD Child Nutrition Services Department serves over 3,000 breakfast and 10,000 lunch meals daily; 81% of the lunch meals are provided to children from low-income families at no charge. We also serve after-school snacks and suppers daily during the school year.
About 2,000 students ride school buses every day. The school bus fleet drives an average of 3,750 miles per day throughout the district.
Approximately 2,068 students participate in the district’s Gifted and Talented Education Program (GATE).
Beyond K-12 - The Redlands Adult School offers High School Diploma completion courses, basic classes in English as a Second Language for employment purposes, and GED (high school equivalency exam) prep courses. For more information or to be placed on the waitlist for the High School Diploma class, click here or call 748-6930. The Adult School office and High School diploma classes are at 820 West Stuart Avenue. The ESL classes are held at our 820 W. Stuart address, as well as onsite at Victoria and Lugonia Elementary Schools.
School Boundaries - Attendance area maps are available on the RUSD web site at www.redlands.k12.ca.us (under School Information: School Boundaries) or through the Facility and Community Services Office at 748-6730. Please call to check on a specific address or to verify a school assignment. Boundaries are subject to change from year to year as enrollment growth occurs.
RUSD Enrollment Center - Click Here
Transfers - Parents may apply for intra-district transfers for students to attend any school within the district. The district open enrollment period is January 15 to February 15 of each year, during which time parents may apply for a transfer. Transfers are granted based on the availability of space at the school requested. If more requests are received for a school than space available, transfers shall be determined by lottery. If granted, the school requested becomes the new home school. Parents are responsible for providing transportation, and the students must maintain good attendance, grades and school conduct. For more information, call Business Services at 748-6975.