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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 School 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.
Here are a few reasons why so many families choose the Rock- ford Public School District:
• All schools are Blue Ribbon Exemplary Schools and are fully accredited through AdvancED
• The district strategic planning process, which has been in place since 1989, gathers input from community, staff and students, to de ne the direction and prior- ities of Rockford Public Schools
• 100% of Rockford Public Schools teaching staff are highly quali ed
• High school students graduate with a guaranteed diploma and a National Career Readiness Certi cate
• 98% graduate rate, with students earning a total of $750,000 to $1 mil- lion on average annually in college scholarships
• Rigorous and relevant curriculum with added support provided through special services and gifted and talented programs
• Rockford High School is rated in the top 250 high schools in the United States by Newsweek Magazine
• Recognized as an Advanced Place- ment Achievement District by The College Board
• Students can earn college credit
at Rockford High School through the district’s concurrent enrollment part- nerships with Ferris State University and Grand Valley State University
Rockford Public Schools
School Grades Address
Phonen 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
Rockford High School 10-12 River Valley Academy 10-12 Rockford Administration Building Rockford Freshman Center 9 East Rockford Middle School 6-8 North Rockford Middle School 6-8 Belmont Elementary School K-5 Cannonsburg Elementary School K-5 Crestwood Elementary School K-5 Lakes Elementary School K-5 Meadow Ridge Elementary School PPI-5 Parkside Elementary School K-5 Roguewood Elementary School K-5 Valley View Elementary School K-5
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
Rockford High School yearbook staff.
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