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The mission of Rochester Community Schools is 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:
  • Graduation rate of 93.14% with 95% of our graduates attending post-secondary schools.
  • Scores in the top 10% of districts participating in state assessments
  • Composite MEAP scores are well above the state and county averages.
  • Rochester Community Schools received a Gold Medal designation in the 2007 Education Quotient ratings by Expansion Management Magazine, a ranking of U.S. schools with a K-12 enrollment of at least 3,300 students.
  • The Rochester Community Schools Foundation received over $517,000 in donations to support arts, academics and athletics throughout the district.
  • Twenty-one of our schools have been built or renovated over the past eight years to provide state-of-the-art educational facilities for our students and staff thanks to community support for bond millages in 1997, 2000 and 2004.
  • The Rochester Community Schools Adult Education program offers GED, high school completion and English as a Second Language courses.
  • Before and after school childcare is offered at all elementary and middle schools.
  • Children’s Programs offers a comprehensive pre-school program that is child-centered and aligned with the Rochester Community Schools kindergarten curriculum.
  • The Rochester Community Schools Enrichment Department offers a wide variety of recreation and life long learning classes for both youth and adults.
  • Video and web-based learning opportunities for students are available at Rochester, Adams and Stoney Creek High Schools.