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Welcome to the Rochester Community Schools Curriculum Department Website!

Michael Behrmann, Executive Director of Elementary Education, 248.726.3130
Carrie Lawler, Executive Director of Secondary Education, 248.726.3131

Karen Gelardi, Director of School Improvement and Supplemental Programs, 248.726.3155
Robin Carter, CTE/CFE Coordinator, 248.726.3179

Now Available!  RCS Elementary (K-5) Core Academic Curriculum Mapping Website for Parents!

Click here for easy to understand information regarding the Common Core State Standards for Parents!

Parent Waiver and Appeals Meetings, June 23rd (7 PM) and June 28th (8 AM)

Letters have been sent to all students entering 6th grade notifying them if they have qualified for advanced level coursework in middle school.  Letters have also been sent to students entering 7th and 8th grades who have taken tests to determine if they qualify for advanced or accelerated classes.  If parents wish to waive (6th grade) or appeal (7th or 8th grade) the decisions, they must come to one of the meetings at the dates/times above in the Harrison Room of the Administration Center.

Reading and Writing Interest Survey for 6th Grade Advanced Language Arts

As part of the qualification process for 6th grade Advanced Language Arts.  Students completed a reading and writing interest inventory to help gauge their interest in both reading and writing.  Although the score on this test was not used as part of the qualifying criteria, parents and students may find it helpful in determining whether or not they should be placed in advanced language arts.  Please click the link below for a copy of the actual inventory.

Reading and Writing Interest Inventory 2-15

Advanced 6th Grade Coursework Video for Parents and Students

RCS introduces Chinese language and culture exposure in elementary and middle school!  View the video below to learn more about Chinese and our District's Strategic Plan!

Click here to access our Chinese Instruction Page.

New: Everyday Math Parent Resources

We are pleased to provide "Quick Start" reference guides to help you access the array of online resources that Everyday Math provides.  Click here for additional information for your child's ConnectEd (Everyday Math online resources) account.

Rochester Community Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, creed or ancestry, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, familial status, arrest record or physical and mental disabilities in accordance with the Elliot-Larson Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) MCL 37.2206, Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act (PWCRA), MCL 37.1206, Title II, Title VI, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendment Act of 1972, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (8U.S.C., Section 1324A Et.Seq.) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In addition, individuals will not be excluded from, or be denied, the benefits of participation in any program or activity for which the Board is responsible. Rochester Community Schools has designated the following individuals as Compliance Coordinators: Title IX, Title II and Section 504 – Students: Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, 501 W. University, Rochester, MI 48307 (248)726-3106; Equal Employment Opportunity/Section 504 for non-students: Executive Director of Human Resources, 501 W. University, Rochester, MI 48307 (248)726-3110