Welcome to the District

Welcome to the Rochester Public School District, we are so excited you're here! Our School District wants you to know you are welcome here, learn more about our You are Welcome Here initiative.

The Rochester Public District is located in the heart of South-Eastern Minnesota and part of a thriving community. Learn more about how our schools and community can impact and provide opportunities for your family.

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Getting Started in the District

Thinking about Preschool?

Consider enrolling in the RPS Preschool program.

Learn More

Getting ready for Kindergarten?

Here is some important information and programs you'll want to learn about.


Where will my child go to school?

Find your neighborhood school using helpful tools.

Find Your School

Learn more about our neighborhood schools and district-wide learning opportunities.

Neighborhood Schools
District-Wide Schools and Programs

What about the community?

RPS is dedicated to providing opportunities for families to be involved in our schools and community. 

Family and Community Engagement