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* Offers Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) special program
** Offers Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) & Gifted Academy special programs
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At Rockford Public Schools, we put students first. Our vision is for all 42 schools to provide a first-class public education for Rockford families.

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  • Teacher
David Valderrama

There is a tremendous amount of opportunity to grow professionally and personally in RPS 205. If you need any assistance, there's always someone knowledgeable ready to collaborate. The district offers engaging professional development opportunities to help you get better at your craft.

  • Principal
Amber Miller

The best part of my days are when I am able to connect with our students. Relationships are key when educating young minds. Students who feel connected to their schools perform at higher academic rates. Whether dancing in the drop-off zone in the morning, sitting next to a child as they read, or helping students solve friendship struggles in a lunch bunch - I am constantly on the move.

  • RPS 205 Graduate
Aryan Arora

It is impossible to quantify the impact that the teachers have on our lives. They uplift us, inspire us, and challenge us, but most importantly, they create an impression on us that will carry far beyond high school. Ms. Ruggerio has taught me invaluable lessons: to listen intently and speak thoughtfully, to be flexible in my mindset and yet confident in my answers, and to not limit myself to what is easy or comfortable.

District

By The Numbers

26,672

Students Enrolled

70

Spoken Languages

2,690

Early Childhood Students

5

Special Programs

14

College and Career Academy Pathways

323

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