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2023-24 Back-to-School Central

The beginning of the school year is an exciting time, filled with new experiences, new classes, and lots of new learning. Stay tuned to this page for the most up-to-date information about the return to school in 2023-24.

Update Contact, Emergency Info & Required Forms

The 2023-24 Back-to-School Parent Portal opened on Wednesday, August 9, 2023.

Through the portal, parents/guardians will need to review contact, medical and emergency information for their child(ren) and submit required forms. A 15-digit code, which will be required to access the portal, will be sent to families via direct email when the portal opens.

Families are asked to submit their child(ren)'s information by end of day Monday, September 4, 2023. 

For more information, visit the Back-to-School Parent Portal webpage. Questions? Email RTSD Central Registrar Amelia Dougherty.

Access the Portal (English)

Access the Portal (Spanish)

Free Breakfast for All Students

Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro announced that the state would be funding free breakfasts for all Pennsylvania students for the 2023-24 school year. RTSD will be participating in this program and encourages all students to start the school day off right by taking advantage of this complimentary meal. 

View the RHS Breakfast Menu View the RMS Breakfast Menu View the Elementary Breakfast Menu View the Food Service Webpage

Also included in Governor Shapiro's proposed budget is lunch pricing will now be no-cost to free OR reduced eligible students; non-eligible students will require payment.

Meal funds can be added to a student's account here.

Eligible Families: Apply for Free and Reduced Lunch

Families must complete an application if they think they may be eligible for meals at a free or reduced cost. The application can be completed online or via paper submission. Contact Beth Cooke via email or 610-688-8100 x6048 with questions.

Additional information is available on the Food Service Department website.

School Supply Lists

The 2023-24 supply lists are generalized by grade level, by school. Once classroom assignments are announced, teachers may require additional items. Students should bring the items on the first day of school, Tuesday, September 5.

2023-24 School Supply Lists

Immunization Requirements

The PA Department of Health requires immunizations for entry into school and continued attendance. There are requirements for children in all grades (K-12) and additional immunizations for students entering grades 7 and 12.

health/medical requirements

Required Forms for Athletics

PIAA Physical Form and RTSD Emergency Medical/Permission-to-Treat Form are required for all RHS/RMS student-athletes. 

Physicals must be dated after June 1, 2023.

Student Schedules & Teacher Assignments

Radnor High School

Student schedules were released on HAC on  August 15, 2023.

Radnor Middle School

Student schedules were released on HAC on August 15, 2023.

Elementary Schools

Classroom teacher assignments were released on HAC on August 25, 2023.

Note: If you experience difficulty logging into HAC, click "Forgot My User Name or Password" on the login page and follow the prompts to reset your account. If you need additional assistance, contact the main office of your school(s).

First day of School Schedule

All Elementary Schools
All grades: 9:05 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.

Radnor Middle School
6th grade: 7:50 a.m. – 2:40 p.m.
7th & 8th grades: 9:50 a.m. – 2:40 p.m.

Radnor High School
9th and 10th grades: 8:30 a.m.– 12:30 p.m.
11th and 12th grades: 12:30 – 3:10 pm

Welcome Back Events

Ithan Elementary School

Wednesday, August 30, 2023
New Student Pizza Party at 1 - 2 p.m. (Grades 1-5) followed by an all-school Meet & Greet from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Radnor Elementary School

Wednesday, August 30, 2023
All-school Meet & Greet from 3 - 3:45 p.m.

Wayne Elementary School

Thursday, August 24, 2023
New Family Meet and Greet for grades 1-5,  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., followed by a pizza lunch from 12:00-12:30 p.m.  This is an optional event.  

Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Join us for an all-school Meet & Greet from 2:30-3:30 p.m. and a PTO hosted welcome back picnic immediately following the Back to School class presentations. 

Radnor Middle School

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Open School 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Radnor High School

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Freshman FUNdamentals, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Radnor High School auditorium 

 

Back-to-School Nights

Ithan Elementary School

Wednesday, August 30 at 6:30 p.m. (Grades K-5)

Radnor Elementary School

Wednesday, August 30 at 3:00 - 5:15 p.m. (Grades K-5; times vary by grade)

Wayne Elementary School

Wednesday, August 30 at 3:30 - 5:15 p.m. (Grades K-5; times vary by grade)

  • Join us for an all-school Meet & Greet from 2:30-3:30 p.m. and a PTO hosted welcome back picnic after the Back to School presentations. 

Radnor Middle School

Thursday, September 14 at 6:15 p.m.

Radnor High School

9th Grade Parent Orientation Night
Wednesday, September 6 at 6 p.m.

Back to School Night
Wednesday, September 6 at 7 p.m.

 

Bus Schedules

Families will be emailed their child(ren)'s 2023-24 bus stop info by August 24.

If you do not receive your child(ren)'s information or have questions, please call the Transportation Department at 610-293-1947 or email Transportation Router Jim Simmonds at james.simmonds@rtsd.org

Here Comes the Bus App

"Here Comes the Bus" is a free mobile app supported by RTSD that allows for the real-time monitoring of the location of traveling school buses from a smartphone, tablet or computer. Learn more