As the winter season approaches, many families ask about the process for school closings, delays or early releases.
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.
Is your child ready for transitional kindergarten (TK)?
This 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.
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. Register today by calling 248-726-5950, classes start January 18.
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.
Middle school students are combining science, technology, engineering and math at the Oakland Schools STEMi Mobile Innovation Station.
RCS high school robotics students hosted 36 middle school teams in the FIRST Tech Challenge robotics qualifier.
All three high-school bands, drumlines and color guards united for a wonderful evening of music and presentation!
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.
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.
Stoney Creek kicked off their 20th season of football by honoring the original Cougar head coach, Calvin Gross! Thank you, Coach Gross for your dedication to the Cougar program.
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!
Members of the RCS social-emotional wellness task force share updates with the community highlighting the district's social-emotional learning journey.
Chartwells information for daily meals, and the free and reduced meal application for 2021-22.
Basic start-up information for the new school-year.
The RCS 2021-22 School Calendar is available.
RCS has earned the Meritorious Budget Award and the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for the fiscal year ended 2020.
Rochester Community Schools has again been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.
The RCS Caring Steps Children's Center provides outstanding infant/toddler care and year-round preschool programs. Call 248-726-4800 for more information.