USA Michigan, USA
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Rockford High School

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    2400
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Christian
  • Program Length Available
    Fall Year, Fall Year

School Description

Founded in 1885, Rockford Public Schools is located in the heart of Michigan. Recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School, Rockford High School is ranked in the top 250 high schools in the US by Newsweek Magazine. The district has 15 AP Courses options and students can earn college credit through Ferris State University and Grand Valley University.

FACILITIES
Rockford Public Schools has received praise for their high school facilities. Students can utilize modern classrooms and technology. Rockford High School also has a swimming pool and new sports medicine/training room.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Students can join a dominant athletic program that has won 55 State Athletic Championships. Intramural clubs are also available for students who are interested in friendly competition with classmates.
Rockford Public Schools has received praise for their band and music program. Many clubs and extracurricular activities are available for students who are interested.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Rockford Public Schools are located 20 minutes North of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The city of Rockford is known for its small town charm and attracts many shoppers to the area. There are also many local trails for students to explore.

Famous Alumni

- Ginger Zee – Chief Meteorologist for “Good Morning America”
- Joe Staley – football player for San Francisco 49ers
- Dathan Ritzenhein – U.S. Olympic runner

  • 11, 11, 12, 12 Grades at School
  • 2% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:13
SAT Average
1098
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
Sports
American Football, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Crew, Cross Country Running, Diving, Golf, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling
Arts
Drawing, Jewelry, Painting, Pottery and Sculpture, Studio Art: 2D Design
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Algebra, Biology, Calculus, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, Computer Science, Computer Science Principles, English, English Literature and Composition, European History, Human Geography, Mechanical Science, Physics, Physics C, Psychology, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History
Languages
Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
15-18
ELTiS Required
212
TOEFL Required
70
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
SLEP accepted - 50 Interview - Yes, for Asians

Testimonials

Being an exchange student has changed me for the better, it has helped me figure out what I want in my life, and it has helped me grow as a person. I will never forget all the good friends I have made this year and all the values I will carry with me for the rest of my life. When I look back at this year, I will be able to look back at it with absolutely no regrets. Because I did it.

Sara K.

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