Located at the southern base of the Shenandoah Valley, our school system serves about 2,500 students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The mission of Rockbridge County Public Schools is to prepare every student to succeed and to contribute to a better world. We strive to develop and unleash the powers of every student’s mind. We believe that every student deserves an academically-challenging education in a safe and nurturing environment which will allow him or her to become an active participant in society. We invite you to learn more about our school district and its many programs for Rockbridge County residents of all ages.
RCPS Comprehensive Plan Released!
Please click below to see the latest Rockbridge County Public Schools Comprehensive Plan that was recently approved by the RCPS School Board. This critical document will help gude our school division for the next several years. Thanks again to all who participated in the survey, as well as those who graciously served on the committee to bring this document together. We are excited about the direction we are headed and look forward to sharing it with you as we move forward!
School Board Meetings
The Rockbridge County School Board will hold a Public Hearing for the purpose of allowing citizen input for the FY 2019-2020 school budget needs on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 4:30pm. The regular monthly meeting of the Rockbridge County School Board will begin at the conclusion of the Public Hearing. The Public Hearing and regular meeting be held at the County of Rockbridge Administration Building, 150 South Main St., Lexington, VA 24450. School board agendas and other ancillary documents are available through the Rockbridge County Schools BoardDocs Site three days prior to the school board meeting.
There will be a special meeting of the Rockbridge County School Board on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 4:30 pm for the purpose of conducting a budget work session for the 2019-2020 school year. the meeting will be held at the Rockbridge County School Board Office, 2893 Collierstown Road, Lexington, Virgina.
Joint meeting with Board of Supervisors
There will be a joint meeting of the Rockbridge County School Board and the Rockbridge County Board of Supervisors on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5:00pm for the purpose of discussion. The meeting will be held at Rockbridge County School Board Office, 2893 Collierstown Road, Lexington, Virginia.
Tems Parent Portal
We are pleased to introduce what we believe is an exciting new Parent Portal for TEMS. Tyler SIS Student 360 is now available. Access Tyler SIS Student 360 through the following link:
Smartphone and tablet users may download the Tyler SIS Student 360 app through the appropriate app store. Follow the setup instructions. For assistance email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rockbridge County High School graduates from the Classes of 2010 to the present can obtain transcripts by eTranscript/Parchment at the RCHS website: http://rchs.rockbridge.k12.va.us. The contact for these requests is Lisa VanRavenswaay at the RCHS Guidance Department (540-463-6150). RCHS Alumni who graduated prior to 2010 can request transcripts from Bernadette Crews at the Rockbridge County Public Schools School Board Office by phone (540-463-7386) or in person. To obtain GED certificates, go to ged.com.
Per Pupil Expenditure Estimate
Section 22.1-92 of the Code of Virginia requires that each division superintendent prepare and distribute per pupil expenditure estimates to parents of children in the school division. These estimates include all phases of instruction, administration, transportation, operations and maintenance, and food service. Click HERE to view the per pupil expenditure estimates for the 2017-2018 school year.