Rockford Middle School Center for Environmental Studies

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Basic Information

Address: Rockford Middle School Center for Environmental Studies 6051 Ash Street Rockford MN 55373
County: Wright and Hennepin
District: Rockford Area Schools ISD 883
Phone Number: 763-477-5831
Fax Number: 763-477-5832
Principal: Amy Denneson

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Additional Information

School Type: middle school
District ID: 2732070
School ID: 01941
State District ID: 0883-01
Grade Level: 6-8
Founded: 1900
School Setting:

We go beyond curricular connections and offer students opportunities to engage in hands-on, project-based learning through Exploratory classes built around STEM standards. All students engage in STEM-related field experiences in collaboration with our partners.

School Schedule (Hours in Day): 7
School Days in Calendar Year: 173
School Colors: Green and White
School Mascot: Rockee
School Size: 500 students
Classroom Size: 25-30 students
Support Services:

Special education and gifted and talented programs

Computer Capabilities:

ActivBoards, Chromebooks

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

At RMS-CES students are empowered to become innovators through engaging, authentic and developmentally appropriate opportunities, access to a strong academic foundation, and a commitment to life-long learning.

Notes/School Information:

Rockford Middle School Center for Environmental Studies help prepare sutdnet sof future success through Exploratory classes, real-world experiences, and high school preparation. The school boasts unique outdoor classrooms with a grape vineyard, straw bale garden, multiple raised gardens, school forest and access to the Lake Rebecca Park Reserve, Baker Near Wilderness Settlement, and the Deep Protage Learning Center. The school has been nationally recognized by the US Department of Educaiton as a Green Ribbon School, and also recognized by the Minnesota Rural Education Association with a Profile of Excellence Award, by the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs with a Local Government Innovation Award and by the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals with a Star of Innovation Silver Star Winner.