The Rochester Community School District will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, February 20 - 21, for mid-winter break. Classes and regular business will resume on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.


To provide a quality education in a caring atmosphere for students to attain the necessary skills and knowledge to become lifelong learners and contribute to a diverse, interdependent and changing world.

Points of Pride
Points of Pride

Ensuring a world-class education by focusing resources on developing and enhancing assets which include people, innovative partnerships, state-of-the-art technology and facilities.

Points of Pride
Points of Pride

Challenging students through dynamic cultural experiences to be empowered global stewards, and inspiring them to have a positive impact on their community, country, and world.

Points of Pride
Points of Pride

Developing innovative, self-directed learners who think critically, communicate effectively, and persevere to positively impact the world.

Superintendent's Spotlight

Rochester Community Schools has designated February 15 to honor Paraeducators across the district. Please join me in thanking these professionals for their commitment and dedication to supporting a quality learning environment. We are grateful for their contributions in providing excellence.

Kindergarten Information Night

We invite all 2017-18 kindergarten parents to Stoney Creek High School on February 22 at 6:30 p.m. for an informational event. Speakers include the Superintendent and members of the Curriculum, Enrichment, Food Services and Transportation departments. A video collage, "A Day in the life of an RCS kindergartener," will be shown and Elementary Principals will be on hand to greet parents.

Weather-Related School Closing Information

Many families ask about the criteria for determining weather-related school closings, delays or early releases. The foremost factor in the decision to cancel school is student safety. Influencers can include snow accumulations, weather forecasts, road conditions, and wind chill temperatures. The district uses weather information from the AccuWeather at

Learn more about weather-related school closing information here.

RCS Year One Construction Projects

Respect Code

Rochester Community Schools will provide a district climate that prohibits acts of harassment or bullying and eliminates prejudice and discrimination. All Rochester Community School District members have the right to be safe, valued, and respected.

RCS Respect Code

SAFE - All individuals are entitled to a physically, emotionally and intellectually safe learning and work environment. 

VALUED - All individuals are entitled to be valued. Various customs, lifestyles, and backgrounds contribute to an enriched learning environment.

RESPECTED - All individuals are entitled to be treated equitably. Education increases awareness and understanding and promotes human dignity.