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Welcome to Riverbank Elementary School

The Riverbank School Community works collaboratively to deliver a focused, research and standards-based program to educate and develop empowered, motivated, responsible and respectful learners who master grade level standards. Go Otters!

Summer Bridge Program 2019

All incoming 9th grade students are invited to sign up for the River City High School (RCHS) Summer Bridge Program 2019.


Summer bridge programs are designed to ease the transition to high school and support a student’s educational journey by providing the academic skills and social resources needed to succeed in a high school environment.


Spaces are limited so don’t let this exciting opportunity pass by. Please sign and return the application form to your child’s teacher or the district office by April 1, 2019.


Application forms are available in EnglishSpanish, and Russian.


If you have any questions, please contact the RCHS main office and ask for Deanna or Jamie at (916) 375-7800 ext. 2078 or 2077.

After School Child Care Services Survey

At the February 14, 2019 regularly scheduled Board of Education Meeting, the Washington Unified School District Board of Trustees discussed and received information regarding after school child care services. The Board of Trustees is now seeking additional input from our community on this topic.


Please take a few moments to complete this survey. The survey process will run through February 28, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Thank you in advance for your participation.



VAPA Showcase

You're Invited!!
Enjoy a presentation of your students Dancing!

Riverbank Gym


Wednesday, February 27th

1st Grade 8:15-8:45AM


Friday, March 1st

2nd & 3rd Grades 8:30-9:30 AM

4th & 5th Grades 11-12:00 PM

No School

Thursday, Feb. 14th-Teacher In-Service Day

Friday, Feb. 15th-Presidents Day

Monday, Feb 18th-Presidents Day

River City High School Announcement!

8th Grade Parent & Student Scheduling Information Faire!

For incoming freshman:

Parents & Students-attend one of these nights:

February 12th or February 13th

6:30-8:00 PM in the RCHS Cafeteria.

More Information:

8thGradeParentNightFlyer2019-20.pdf (PDF)

8th Grade Info Night Spanish and Russian.pdf (PDF)




Buses will be provided for transportation from Riverbank, Elkhorn, and Westmore Oaks.  Pickup will start at 5:45 at Riverbank, Elkhorn, and Westmore Oaks.  Please be a little early for your pickup.

TK & Kinder Registration!

Opening Day

January 26, 2019, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


The New Year kicks off a new enrollment cycle for the kindergarten and transitional kindergarten in West Sacramento’s premier school district.


Birth Date Cut Off for Transitional Kindergarten

Your child is eligible for Transitional Kindergarten if his/her 5th birthday falls on or between Sept. 2, 2019 and Dec. 2, 2019.


Birth Date Cut Off for Kindergarten

Your child is eligible for Kindergarten if his/her 5th birthday falls on or before September 1, 2019.


Required Documents

  • Child’s Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Records (Must be current)
  • Proof of Address (Utility bill, mortgage or rental agreement)
  • Physical (Must be after August 2018)
  • Dental Exam


Registration Locations

You will need to register your child at your neighborhood school. Use our online school locator tool at: www.wusd.k12.ca.us



If you have questions please contact the WUSD Student and Family Support Services Department at (916) 375-7600 ext. 1370.



PIQE is back! Parent Institute for Quality Education



It's not to late to sign up and be a part of this year's amazing parent engagement workshops as our school district partners with the Parent Institute for Quality Engagement (PIQE) in 2019.


PIQE is hosting a series of parent workshops at Westmore Oaks Elementary School Library designed to educate, empower, and transform parents with strategies to more actively engage in their children’s education and strengthen parent-school collaboration in order to improve the academic success of students. 


Throughout this multi-week workshop, PIQE’s signature program fulfills its goal of educating, empowering, and inspiring parents of K–12 school age children to take an active role in encouraging and enabling their children to: Stay in school; Improve their academic performance; Develop healthy and constructive relationships with parents, teachers, and counselors; and, prepare themselves for a future college and career.


English Flyer:


Spanish Flyer:



Volleyball 2018 Champions!


Riverbank K-8 Elementary School

Home of the River Otters

1100 Carrie Street

West Sacramento, CA 95605

Phone: 916-375-7700

Fax: 916-375-7709


Hortencia HernandezPrincipal


Carmelita Goldsby, Assistant Principal



Join us at 8:15 in the Library for

Coffee & snacks:


February 22nd

March 29th

April 25th

May 31st

We LOVE Math Night!

Join us Wednesday, February 13th 5:00-7:00 in the Cafeteria for an amazing math night!



Missed the event?  You can still register!

Bring the information listed below to our

office and register your student in person!

TK & Kinder Registration Flyer

TK & Kinder Registration Flyer

Otterific Awards

Shop with A Cop!

New for the 2018-19 School Year!

ALL Wednesdays are minimum days, including the first day of school for, August 15th.

*Kindergarten will begin minimum days on August 22nd

There have also been changes to our Daily Bell Schedule, please click here for details.

See the Instructional Calendar for holidays, minimum days, conference weeks, as well as Back to School and Open House nights, and daily schedules for all grades.



Access Riverbank flyers by clicking on the peachjar logo below.

Click this logo to access flyers


Office Hours

Monday - Friday

7:30 am - 4:00 pm


Julie PinolaSecretary I


Bianka Garcia, Secretary II

Combating Bullying at Riverbank

What is Bullying?

  • Bullying is when someone repeatedly and on purpose says or does mean or hurtful things to another person who has a hard time defending himself or herself.

What are We Doing?

  • We take every report of bullying seriously
  • We interview students and conduct an investigation
  • If the bullying report is founded we submit a formal report to our district office as directed by AB 9
  • Students involved will receive consequences based on our progressive discipline policy


Suspected Bullying Report

Complete this form if you have credible information regarding a bullying incident. Please forward to the site administrator immediately.

Complaint Policy

How to Resolve a Complaint

The first step in resolving a complaint is to speak with the staff involved and/or the administrator of the school site. If there are issues that cannot be resolved there ...more


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