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District Information


  • Hart-Ransom Union School District is a small, rural school district located just west of the Modesto, California city limits, and stretching north to the unincorporated community of Salida.
  • ADA for Hart-Ransom Union Elementary School is 798
  • ADA for Hart-Ransom Academic Charter School is 371
  • The Hart-Ransom School District has a long, distinguished record of high student achievement, including strong standards-based state testing scores.
  • Hart-Ransom Union Elementary School achieved the California Distinguished School Award in 1995 and 2010.
  • The District offers a rigorous, Common Core Standards-based curriculum at all grade levels.
  • Average class size in Kindergarten through 2nd grades is 23
  • Average class size in grades 4-8 is 29
  • Reading support is provided by a Reading Specialist
  • A school counselor is available to students at all grade levels.
  • Character education is emphasized at all grade levels.
  • An advanced computer lab and technology coordinator offers ongoing computer-based instruction and technology support to staff.
  • A vibrant Parent/Teacher Club (PTC) anchors a strong and supportive community presence in the District
  • A Stanislaus County Office of Education-operated Deaf and Hard of Hearing Special Day Class serves students in grades K-3.


Student Activities

  • Elementary Science Olympiad
  • Junior High/Middle School Science Olympiad
  • Stanislaus County Office of Education Spelling Bee
  • Yearbook
  • Talent Show
  • After school sports: Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball, Track
  • Renaissance Team
  • Safety Patrol
  • Student Council
  • Eagle Band
  • Choir
  • Fall Festival