Multiple studies have consistently exposed the benefits of music education and the positive effect it has on a child’s academic performance, self-expression and self-esteem. Music nourishes the process of learning, which includes:

  • Building and Strengthening Connections Between Brain Cells
  • Improving Memory and the Ability to Differentiate Sounds and Speech
  • Sensory Integration
  • Attention
  • Critical Thinking
  • Emotional Maturity
  • Motor Capacities

Many of our neighboring schools lack funding for full time music educators. RUSD recognizes the impact that music education has on our students' educational experience.

The Foundation is proud to fully fund the music departments at all three campuses. this includes: 

*Source: College Board SAT, 2012 College- Bound Seniors: Total Group Profile Report