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RCS Ignite Lab

An online hub that brings emergent technologies and innovative pedagogical approaches together to spark curiosity and inspire lifelong learning.

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Pride In Excellence

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 alternative high school and one childcare center, 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. 

News

Armon Howard, state champion 300-meter hurdles

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.

2022 music education award

RCS has again been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. 

Now Hiring

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.

RACE graduates

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.

First Tech Challenge, Nov. 13, 2021

RCS high school robotics students hosted 36 middle school teams in the FIRST Tech Challenge robotics qualifier. 

All three high-school bands unite

All three high-school bands, drumlines and color guards united for a wonderful evening of music and presentation!

Working hard on a professional development day

Educators are sharing professional development, discussing: noticing student strengths, building teamwork within classrooms, nurturing social-emotional wellness, illustrating a growth mindset, and collaborating with colleagues.

Girls dive deep into their STEM interests

RCS middle-school and high-school girls are taking a deep dive into their STEM interests through the STEM CADettes, a new group led by the Rochester Robotics Team - The FEDS 201! Participants learned how to drive a robot and understand basic First Robotics Competition game layouts.

Rochester Hills Fire Department visited Long Meadow's Transitional Kindergarten classes

Our transitional kindergarten friends enjoyed a visit from the Rochester Hills Fire Department. They listened to a story and learned about the important suit and tools they wear to keep them safe!

RCS social-emotional wellness task force share updates

Members of the RCS social-emotional wellness task force share updates with the community highlighting the district's social-emotional learning journey. 

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RCS leverages digital technology to transform learning

RCSF Hometown Hustle 5K - Registration open for Sept. 17, 2022

RCS supports emotional health and well-being

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    Points of Pride

    523 acres

    Primarily within Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Twp.

    1,500

    Highly skilled, caring teachers and staff

    15,000

    Students from pre-K thru adult

    96%

    Graduation rate

    95%

    Students attend post-secondary schools

    25

    Advanced Placement courses

    26

    CTE courses in Business, Marketing, Engineering, and Computer Science

    14%

    High mean SAT score than national average

    $183 million

    Operating budget supporting quality student programs

    11 reward schools

    Ranked in the top 5% across the state

    180

    Course electives at the high school level

    75

    MHSAA varsity teams

    90

    Sub-varsity athletic teams

    22

    PTAs and PTSAs districtwide