Starting Monday, June 18, the Administration Center will be open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

For information regarding enrollment, please click on the following link:

The first day of school is Tuesday, September 4, 2018.


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

We are filled with pride as our students and staff complete another successful school year.

Have a wonderful summer vacation doing all the things that make you happy! We look forward to seeing you in the fall. Stay safe.

RCS Caring Steps Children's Center



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To learn more, please go to:

RCS is hiring for the new RCS Caring Steps Children's Center


Community Messenger Self Signup

We are introducing a new opportunity for community members who do not have students in our schools to get information about news and events. Please note that if you are a parent in the district, you are already receiving this communication via Synergy and SchoolMessenger. No further action is needed at this time.

The district uses SchoolMessenger Self Signup to communicate with non-parent community members, alumni, former employees, and retirees. This is a free subscription service that sends district news and other pertinent communications to an email address. Click on the following link to subscribe.

Please click here for step-by-step instructions for SchoolMessenger Self Signup

RCS in need of Host families

Rochester Community Schools is seeking host families for three Chinese students for the upcoming 2018-19 school year.  Host families will receive generous monthly stipends to cover living expenses.  The Chinese students are highly motivated students who will be entering their senior year and attending an RCS high school.  Please review the attached bio link below and consider opening your house.  Thank you for your consideration!

Student Bios for Host Families

2018-19 RCS School Calendar

For the convenience of our community members and staff, the revised complete 2018-19 Community Date List (school calendar) is attached below.  Please note the changes are in red.

Community Date List, revised August 6, 2018

Safety Update with Dr. Shaner 4-27-2018

The recent threats and acts of school violence reported in the news have caused tension and heightened fears across the country as parents worry about our children’s safety. At Rochester Community Schools, we take the safety of our students and staff very seriously. Protecting our family is our top priority. Our children are our most precious possessions, and we would never put them in harm’s way.  A narration is also attached for your convenience: Security Update Narration with Superintendent Robert Shaner 4-27-2018