Beginning the week of June 19 the Administration Center will be open Monday thru Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

The building will be closed July 3 and 4 due to the holiday. 

The first day of school is Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

New families should click the following link for information regarding enrollment:  http://www.rochester.k12.mi.us/pages/353/enrollment

Mission
Mission

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

Congratulations Class of 2017! As you depart from Rochester Community Schools, please know that you not only carry our high expectations, but you also carry our respect, support and love.

We wish all students, staff and community members a safe and enjoyable summer!


Position Vacancy for the Rochester Community Schools Board of Education

The Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District is actively seeking to fill a vacant position. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. The application form is accessible by clicking on the following link:  BOE Vacancy Application Form.

The position of secretary will be filled by an existing board member, and the position of trustee will be available for an eligible candidate to apply. The Board will follow the Revised School Code and Michigan Election Law in appointing an eligible candidate to fill the trustee position. The term for the trustee appointment is from July 17, 2017 to December 31, 2018.

For consideration as a candidate, the application, along with a resume, must be received by the President of the Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District by 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Postmark dates will not be considered. Methods of return include any of the following:

  1. Mail:  Dr. Sandra Fiaschetti, President, Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District, 501 West University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307.
  2. Fax:  Rochester Community School District, Attn: Dr. Sandra Fiaschetti, President, Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District, Fax number: 248-726-3105
  3. Email:  Dr. Sandra Fiaschetti at sfiaschetti@rochester.k12.mi.us.
  4. Drop off:  The Rochester Community School District Administration Building, 501 West University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307, Attn: Dr. Sandra Fiaschetti, President, Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District. Please note that the Administration Building will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, July 3 and July 4, due to the Federal holiday.

General duties and responsibilities of a Board member include: coordinating initiatives with the superintendent of schools; establishing policy for the district; adopting the budget and aligning funding priorities with district goals; determining school facility needs; and, responding to community ideas.

Commitments include: attending and preparing for the Monday Board of Education meetings and work sessions; participating in committee assignments which consist of approximately two meetings per month; participating in school assignments which average approximately six meetings per year; participating in liaison assignments which average one per month; and, joining in ceremonial duties, to include commencements and honors events.

The timeline is as follows:

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Bond Construction Update

Rochester High School will be closed for the summer due to construction. Work permits will be provided at Adams and Stoney Creek High Schools.

2017-18 RCS School Calendar

The RCS School Calendar (Community Date List) for the 2017-18 school year is available below.

The printed booklet of the calendar will be available in September. 

2017.18 RCS School Calendar (Community Date List)

Respect Code

Rochester Community Schools will provide a district climate that prohibits acts of harassment or bullying and eliminates prejudice and discrimination. All Rochester Community School District members have the right to be safe, valued, and respected.

RCS Respect Code

SAFE - All individuals are entitled to a physically, emotionally and intellectually safe learning and work environment. 

VALUED - All individuals are entitled to be valued. Various customs, lifestyles, and backgrounds contribute to an enriched learning environment.

RESPECTED - All individuals are entitled to be treated equitably. Education increases awareness and understanding and promotes human dignity.