RFS is governed by a local Board of Trustees in partnership with the Friends United Meeting (FUM). FUM appoints the School Director and Executive Board of Trustees members. RFS is under the care of the FUM.
FUM is an international association of Friends Meetings and Churches, organized for evangelism, global partnership, leadership development and communications. Their purpose is "to energize and equip Friends through the power of the Holy Spirit to gather people into fellowships where Jesus Christ is known, loved and obeyed as Teacher and Lord."
Friends United Meeting, founded in 1902, includes twenty-seven Yearly Meetings (regional associations) of Friends, along with several smaller groups, local meetings (churches) and affiliated organizations, working in cross-cultural missions and cooperative ventures with member yearly meetings through offices in Richmond, Indiana (USA) and Kisumu, Kenya.
The School Director chairs the Executive Committee comprising of divisional principals and senior staff. The EC meets bi-monthly and attends to the operational needs of the school.