World-class instruction from highly skilled, caring teachers and staff
As Michigan’s premier school district, Rochester Community Schools ensures a high-quality, student-centered, future-forward education for all individuals.
World-class learning opportunities are provided for students in early childhood education, preschool, elementary, middle school, and high school. RCS also offers a virtual campus, special education for ages 0-26, adult education, and community enrichment programs.
Our nationally acclaimed, award-winning schools are served by more than 1,500 caring, highly-skilled professionals. These teachers and support staff nurture our students to become lifelong learners and contribute in meaningful ways to a diverse, global environment. The district is committed to whole-child growth that includes academic and social-emotional learning.
RCS is ranked as a top school district in Oakland County based on science, social studies, math and writing test scores, and 95 percent of our graduates attend post-secondary schools. Additionally, multiple RCS schools have achieved the U.S. Department of Education’s National Blue Ribbon status as “exemplary high performing” schools.
As part of a well-rounded education, RCS offers award-winning art, music and orchestra programs, athletics, robotics and STEM options, world languages, Advanced Placement courses, multi-tiered supports, student clubs and a wide variety of service, leadership and enrichment opportunities.
Serving Michigan’s Greater Rochester area, RCS is located in a dynamic community that includes a vibrant downtown, beautiful parks and recreation, cultural opportunities, and residents who consistently support high-quality education through recent school bond, technology and improvement initiatives. Thanks in large part to our high-achieving and highly regarded schools, the Rochester area continues to grow and attract new families.
With its rich history dating back to 1821, Rochester Community Schools continues to innovate while building family, school, business and community partnerships that are integral for student success. As a community, RCS has a profound impact on students’ lives and instills a sense of pride and excellence across the organization.