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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

Student Programs

Live, Learn, Play ARP ESSER Programs

RPS 205, along with other community partners, created Live, Learn, Play – a community initiative dedicated to saturating Rockford with opportunities for students to re-engage with academics, recreation, and social activities after experiencing social distancing protocols and interrupted learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Find information about our Community Call to Action Live, Learn, Play programs and how you can enroll your students:

Live, Learn, Play ARP ESSER programs


21st Century Community Learning Centers Program

RPS 205 offers the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program at 16 schools. The program is run with several community partners including the Rockford Park District, YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, Discovery Center and Burpee Museum of Natural History.

Find information about our sites, enroll your students and additional details.


GED Program

Roosevelt Community Education Center offers an Adult Education Program to help its students prepare for the GED (General Educational Development) test.



Innovative Learning Center

Rockford Public Schools offers a program to help nontraditional learners graduate from high school. The Innovative Learning Center provides a rigorous, standards-based curriculum that is aligned to Common Core and Illinois Learning Standards. The program includes social skills curriculum, post-secondary preparation and is customized to meet the specific needs of the district and its students. Students are referred to the Innovative Learning Center.