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* Offers Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) special program
** Offers Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) & Gifted Academy special programs
*** Offers Adult Education program

Media Resources

Media Requests

All media requests – including interviews, photographs and video recordings – should be made through the Communications Department. This will ensure the safety and privacy of RPS 205 students and staff. Please contact Senior Communications Manager Cathy Bayer-Eberle at 815-489-7211 or with your request.

Latest News

Golden Apple Award - Addie Wilson
Rockford Public Schools

The Golden Apple Foundation surprised and celebrated six teachers in their classrooms on Thursday with the prestigious Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching.

hand holding a megaphone
Rockford Public Schools

Ellis Elementary School is closed today, Thursday, Feb. 23, because of a power outage. We are working with ComEd and expect power will be restored for the school to reopen Friday, Feb. 24.

City snow plow clearing the streets
Rockford Public Schools

All RPS 205 schools are closed today, Wednesday, Feb. 22, because of the anticipated severe weather. All after-school activities are canceled.

Branding Assistance

RPS 205 logos are available for download.

Please review the RPS 205 branding guidelines to ensure proper logo use and brand representation. Contact Marketing Coordinator Kate Specht at 815-489-7294 or with any questions.

RPS 205 Main Logo in color
RPS 205 Main Logo in grayscale
RPS 205 Main Logo white with color globe
RPS 205 Main Logo all white