Rockford Area Schools- District 883

School District Name:
Rockford Area Schools

Website:
https://www.rockford.k12.mn.us/district (Coverage Map)

Contact Information

(763) 477-9165
6051 Ash Street
Rockford, MN 55373
ROCKFORD PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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Welcome to Rockford Area Schools!  District #883 currently encompasses three schools, an elementary arts magnet school, a Green Ribbon award winning middle STEM magnet school and a high school, serving communities in Wright and Hennepin Counties.  Our preK-12 public school population is about 1680 students.  Our district is also a member of the NorthWest Suburban Integration School District.

Rockford Area Schools provides quality services and support for life-long learning opportuntites.  Helping every student be successful is at the heart of our misson of educating students for life.  We are proud of our staff and the community for their dedication to and support of student success.

 

District Map

Rockford Area Schools (RAS)

RAS is made up of three school buildings. This includes an elementary school, a middle school, and a high school. It is also worth mentioning that each of our schools are Magnet schools. Which is a type of public school that has a set curricular focus. One developed around a core set of principles.

The district has a student population of approximately 1,650. As well as a certified staff. The district community population is approximately 9,450. We are mostly a rural community. About 35 miles west of the Twin Cities. This district includes all or parts of 4 communities. Encompassing 42.43 square miles across both Hennepin and Wright counties.

Our district provides quality services. To include support for life-long learning opportunities. Helping every student be successful is at the heart of our mission. We are proud of our staff and the community for their dedication and support of student success.

 

RAS Community Education

Preparing our youngest learners for that first day of kindergarten. As well as educating parents on how to best support their child’s learning. In addition to providing safe and quality place to learn and play when children are not in school.

Teaching adult learners literacy and workplace skills. Engaging adults and senior citizens in continued learning opportunities. While creating a culture that engages the whole community.

About Rockford Area Schools and the Northwest Suburban Integration School District
Northwest Suburban Integration School District (NWSISD) is a collaborative of seven area school districts in the northwest metro.  We provide our schools and communities with a variety of programs and services to promote racial equity and cultural awareness.  We provide opportunities for students to participate in education programs that are multi-cultural, varied, and racially integrated.  Program options are voluntary and available to families based on school choice.

Through magnet programming, families will experience the following:

  • An opportunity to experience a K-12 magnet series within one theme:The Arts, International Baccalaureate, or STEM/STEAM.
  • A large variety of school choice options within our eight member districts.
  • Magnet programming that eliminates, reduces, or prevents racial isolation in elementary and secondary schools.
  • Continuation of transportation for magnet students if they move anywhere within member district boundaries.

The seven member districts of NWSISD include Anoka-Hennepin School District, Brooklyn Center Schools, Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Schools, ISD728 Elk River|Otsego|Rogers|Zimmerman, Fridley Public Schools, Osseo Area Schools, and Rockford Area Schools.  Collectively, NWSISD and its member districts have a charge to work together on integration and achievement goals.

Entrance into NWSISD magnet schools is application based.  Priority application registration is open mid-October through end of December with the lotteries taking place beginning of January.  To learn more about NWSISD, its application timeline and to apply via online application, please visit www.nws.k12.mn.us.

Welcome to the Rockford Area Schools!

The Rockford School District 883 currently encompasses three schools, an elementary, a middle and a high school, serving the communities of Corcoran, Greenfield, Rockford and Rockford Township. Our preK-12 public school population is about 1690 students.

The Rockford Area Schools provides quality services and support for life-long learning opportunities. Helping every student be successful is at the heart of our mission of educating students for life. We are proud of our staff and the community for their dedication to and support of student success. We invite your participation, your comments or suggestions.

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