RCS students and district have varied and vast opportunities to excel at.
The Rochester Community School District is part of a treasured community that is rich in tradition, where partnerships between families, schools, and businesses are integral for student success. Our mission is to provide a quality education in a caring atmosphere so all students can attain the necessary skills and knowledge to become lifelong learners and contribute to a diverse, interdependent and changing world.
With thirteen elementary schools, four middle schools, three high schools, one childcare center, and the RCS Virtual Campus, more than 15,000 students residing in the greater Rochester area have the advantage of receiving a world-class education from Michigan’s premier school district. Programs and services include: pre-kindergarten classes for children, ages 3 and 4 years; comprehensive K-12 curriculum; adult education courses; special education for ages 0-26; award-winning art and music programs; before and after-school child care; and community enrichment programs.
Eric Thuma, Stoney Creek High School teacher, participated in a research flight on NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).
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Online enrollment is open for all new students from transitional kindergarten through grade 12.
RCS is part of a treasured community that is looking to hire. Be a part of their team. Full- and part-time positions are available with competitive pay.
The RCS 2022-23 school calendar is available.
Earning a state championship is the highest honor that a high-school athlete can achieve. Congratulations to the following Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Division 1 state champions.
Rochester Community Schools offers learning opportunities for people of all ages, including adults who want to earn their GED or expand their English language skills. For further information call 248-726-5950.
The RCS Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution at the Monday, May 9, meeting with a 5-0 vote to adopt the District Equity Statement.
Rochester Community Schools is excited to welcome incoming kindergarten students for the 2022-23 school year.
The Transitional Kindergarten program serves as a bridge between preschool and kindergarten and is available to students who are five years old by Dec. 1 of the school year. Please visit the Transitional Kindergarten page on our website for more information.
RCS has again been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.
Middle school students are combining science, technology, engineering and math at the Oakland Schools STEMi Mobile Innovation Station.
RCS has earned the Meritorious Budget Award and the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for the fiscal year ended 2020.
The RCS Caring Steps Children's Center provides outstanding infant/toddler care and year-round preschool programs. Call 248-726-4800 for more information.