Rockford Area Schools -ISD 883

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Basic Information

Address: 6051 Ash Street Rockford MN 55373
County: Wright and Hennepin
District: 883
Phone Number: 763-477-9165
Fax Number: 763-477-5833

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Rockford Area Schools -ISD 883
Rockford Area Schools -ISD 883
Rockford Area Schools -ISD 883
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Additional Information

School Type: public school
District ID: 0883-01
Grade Level: Pre-K, K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Founded: 1856
School Setting:

Rockford Area School (District 883) currently encompasses three schools, an elementary arts magnet school, a 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 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.

School Days in Calendar Year: 173
School Colors: Green and White
School Mascot: Rockee
Classroom Teachers: 110 Certified Staff
After School Programs: Yes
Summer School: Yes
School Clubs:

Rockford Area Schools offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities and sports for students in grades 7-12 to participate in throughout the school year. About 69% of grade 7-12 students participate in at least one extracurricular activity with 50% participating in two or more.
The Athletic activities include:
Cross Country (girls & boys) Football
Soccer (girls & boys) Volleyball
Cheerleading Dance Team (Performance)

Basketball (girls & boys) Gymnastics
Hockey (girls & boys) Wrestling
Cheerleading Dance Team (Competition)

Baseball Track & Field (girls & boys)
Softball Golf (girls & boys)

Fine Arts and other activities include:
Auditorium Technicians
Band (Concert, Jazz, Pep, Marching, Flag Twirlers, Major/Majorette)
Choir (A Cappella, Belle Canto Women’s Ensemble)
Equestrian Club
Future Farmers of America
Mock Trial
National Honor Society
Plays (One-Act, Three-Act, Musical)
Spanish Club
Student Council
Team Managers
Trap Shooting

Mission Statement:

Building a Community for Life-Long Learning

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Provide a respectful learning environment in which all students achieve their highest potential for a changing world

Notes/School Information:

The Rockford School District consists of three school buildings--an elementary school for grades kindergarten through four, a middle school for grade five through eight, and a high school serving grades nine through 12. The district has a student populations of approximately 1650 and a certified staff of 110. The district community population is approximately 9,250. The demographics of the Rockford School District are predominately rural, a bedroom community about 35 miles west of the Twin Cities. This district includes all or parts of the following communities-- Buffalo, Rockford, Greenfield, and Corcoran-- and encompasses 42.43 square miles across both Hennepin and Wright counties. Our district continues to grow and offers our many excellent and popular programs, such as our all-day every-day kindergarten, tuition-free; our elementary arts magnet program; the middle school STEM magnet program with outdoor classrooms; and the LINK and STRIVE programs at our high school. In our extracurricular areas, we are excited to play on the new turf field and multipurpose stadium, use new strength training and gymnastics facilities as well as perform in an updated auditorium.