Rockdale County School District


Rockdale County School District


Getting to Know Rockdale County, Georgia …a Great Place to Live, Work and Play! – Make your move today to join our TEAM! Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) is one of the very highest rated districts in Georgia and nationwide! RCPS is located just 22 miles east of downtown Atlanta in Conyers, GA off of Interstate 20. RCPS Board of Education holds the “Exemplary Board” distinction via Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) and Georgia School Superintendents Association (GSSA) and operates as a “standards driven” Board. RCPS has earned International Accreditation by AdvancEd, the parent company for SACS CASI, which is the highest accreditation available to public schools. “You’re going to be seen as one of the very highest rated districts because these are extremely high scores and ones that really are a tribute to the tremendous work that’s being done in Rockdale County Schools.”- Dr. Mike Lodico, Lead Evaluator We are also very proud to be a One to One technology district – every teacher and student has a tablet or laptop Here are just a few more reasons why we’re proud to call Rockdale County home: • Walkable Downtown & Parks • Acclaimed restaurants in Olde Town and throughout the county • Award-Winning Theatre • Fine Art Galleries & Creative Education • Destination Shopping & Chic Boutiques • Seasonal Festivals & International Markets • Live Concerts & Entertainment • Outdoor Recreation & Natural Attractions We are proud of the multiple partnerships that we have with our city and county! RCPS STUDENTS ARE PREPARED TO SOAR: The RCPS Class of 2018 had 1,100 Graduates , $25 Million in scholarship offers, and enlistment in all branches of U.S. Military. Schools attending include: Brown University, University of Chicago, Howard University, Emory University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, University of Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Vanderbilt University, Georgia Southern University, Georgia State University, University of Alabama, Clemson University, Texas A&M, and many more. • Rockdale County residents approved an $85 million, five-year E-SPLOST to began in spring 2019 to fund security, technology, and facility additions and enhancements. • One to One technology - RCPS finished its three-year implementation of one electronic device per student and teacher throughout the district. • RCPS has been named an AP Honor District by the College Board. Heritage High, Rockdale County High, and Salem High have been named 2018 AP Honor Schools by the Georgia Department of Education. • Six (6) RCPS schools made the Reward Schools list from the Georgia Department of Education. Barksdale Elementary and Lorraine Elementary are listed as “Highest Performing” schools and C.J. Hicks Elementary, Flat Shoals Elementary, Pine Street Elementary and Gen. Ray Davis Middle are listed as a “Highest-Progress” school. • RCPS relies on community support through mentoring, tutoring, apprenticeship and internship opportunities, the RCPS Foundation and the Partners In Education program.

Mission Statement

"One Core Mission: Student Success" VISION: The vision of RCPS is to be a world-class learning community where all students graduate college or career ready in a progressive and interconnected society. MISSION: The mission of RCPS is to ensure student success for all through a world-class education with advanced opportunities and personalized support. BELIEFS: We believe that... • Students are at the core of all educational decision-making. • Family is the most important factor in the development of the individual. • A safe and orderly environment is essential to teaching and learning. • Education is the most important asset in maximizing the opportunities of an individual and a community. • Every person deserves a voice and is worthy of respect. • All human beings have the capacity to learn. • Every person deserves the opportunity to succeed. • Each person is responsible for his or her own actions. • Faith gives meaning and purpose to life. • Diversity strengthens our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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Rockdale County School District

954 North Main Street, Conyers, GA 30012