Rockford High School
School DescriptionFounded 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.
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.
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.
- 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 PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableNo
Accepting Students in GradesNo
Other - Eligibility Requirements?SLEP accepted - 50 Interview - Yes, for Asians
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