Rock Island Center for Math & Science

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Basic Information

Address: 2101 16th Avennue Rock Island Illinois 61201
County: Rock Island
District: Rock Island/Milan #41 School District
Phone Number: 309-793-5995
Fax Number: 309-793-5996
Principal: Ruth Ann Tobey-Brown

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Rock Island Center for Math & Science
Rock Island Center for Math & Science
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Additional Information

School Type: Magnet Public
Accreditation: Illinois
Grade Level: Pre-K, K-5, 6-8
Founded: 2009
School Setting:

Rock Island Center for Math & Science is a magnet school for math and science. RICMS is surrounded by wooded area where students can learn about their environment first hand.

School Schedule (Hours in Day): 8:30-3:00
School Days in Calendar Year: 180
School Holidays: Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day, Marting Luther King Jr. birthday, President's Day, Good Friday and Memorial Day
School Colors: Blue and Silver
School Mascot: Tornado
School Size: 500+
Classroom Size: 25+
Classroom Teachers: 21 plus title, resource, speech, music and gym
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1:25
Support Services:

Social woerkers, counselor, psychologists, Youth Service Bureau,

After School Programs: Yes
PTA Organization: No
Computer Capabilities:

We have laptop rolling labs, Neo2 rolling labs and each room has at least 2 desktop computers in each room. Each teacher has his/her own laptop.

School Clubs:


Lunch Availability: Hot lunch served daily
Parking Spaces/Availability:

Parking lot

Mission Statement:

Preparing today's students for tomorrow's world

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

No child left inside

Enrollment Characteristics: 60% minority, 55% Free and Reduced lunch
School History:

Our school was formed last year under two roofs, since our new school was not complete. We merged those two schools together this year 2010-2011 to become the Rock Island Center for Math and Science with 20 classrooms, 2 Headstart classrooms.

Programs and Services:

Lunch program
After school learning lab
YMCA after school child care