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& Learning
  Rockford Public Schools
ROCKFORD PUBLIC SCHOOLS is one of the very best reasons to live and raise a family in the Rockford area. Committed to providing a world-class education for all students, the district is fully accredited and state and nationally recognized as a Blue Ribbon District of Excellence and an Advanced Placement Achievement District. This exemplary educational system is a result of the collaborative efforts of parents, students, school and community. By working together, Rockford Public Schools provides opportunities for students to reach their full potential by placing emphasis on local, state and national curriculum standards, a strong character education program, and a variety of after-school learning opportunities.
• All schools are Blue Ribbon Exemplary Schools and are fully accredited through AdvancED
• Recognized as an Advanced Placement Achievement District by The College Board
• Rockford High School is rated in the top 250 high schools in the United States by Newsweek Magazine
• The district strategic planning process, which has been in place since 1989, gathers input from community, staff and students to define the direction and priorities of Rockford Public Schools
• Rigorous and relevant curriculum with added support provided through special services and gifted and talented programs
• High school students graduate with a guaranteed diploma and a National Career Readiness Certificate
• Focus on college and career readiness
• Students can earn college credit at Rockford High School through partnerships with Ferris State University and Grand Valley State University
• Outstanding world language opportunities, including Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, French, German and Spanish at the high school level and Spanish immersion starting at the kindergarten level
• New teaching and learning center provides a collaborative learning environment
• 1:1 computer devices for students
• Integration of STEM and STEAM into curriculum
• School safety is a priority
• State, nationally and world recognized fine arts, Odyssey of the Mind and telecommunications programs
• Highly successful co-curricular and athletic programs, with 65 state athletic championships and a wide variety of club offerings
• Outstanding parent support and community involvement
  Rockford Public Schools
Rockford High School
River Valley Academy
Rockford Administration Building Rockford Freshman Center
East Rockford Middle School
North Rockford Middle School
Belmont Elementary School Cannonsburg Elementary School Crestwood Elementary School
Lakes Elementary School
Meadow Ridge Elementary School PPI-5 Parkside Elementary School K-5 Roguewood Elementary School K-5 Valley View Elementary School K-5
Grades Address
863-6030 863-6324 863-6320 863-6348 863-6140 863-6300 863-6362 863-6344 863-6346 863-6340 863-6342 863-6360 863-6374 863-6366
 10-12 10-12
4100 Kroes Street
350 N. Main Street 350 N. Main Street 4500 Kroes Street 8615 9-Mile Road
397 E. Division Street 6097 Belmont Avenue 4894 Sturgis Street 6350 Courtland Drive 6849 Young Avenue 8100 Courtland Drive 156 Lewis Street
3900 Kroes Street 405 Summit Avenue
   9 6-8 6-8 K-5 K-5 K-5 K-5
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