Our Classroom Environment
All students who attend Rochester Public Schools will discover their individual passions along with a strong sense of self and purpose. At RPS, we will make educational equity a reality by ensuring every student experiences high-quality teaching and learning in a culturally responsive environment.
On September 1, 2015, the Rochester Public Schools District entered into a voluntary Agreement to resolve a Title VI compliance review that OCR initiated regarding the equitable discipline of students. The District has achieved compliance per the OCR Resolution Letter on January 25, 2019.
On September 4, 2018, the Rochester Public School District entered into agreement with the Minnesota Department of Human Rights to participate in statewide efforts to address issues related to disparities in student discipline and equity issues in education, conference, and conciliation.