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    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. Click here for more information

  • NEW! RCPS Superintendent's Podcast

    Rockbridge County Public Schools would like to invite you to listen to the first episode of the RCPS Informational Podcast. These short podcast episodes will discuss different topics in the division that we are often asked about.  These podcasts will be hosted by Dr. Phillip Thompson, division superintendent, and he will dive into the chosen topic along with other division staff members.  The topic of our first podcast is inclement weather related decisions and the process conducted by school division administration when deciding whether to close or delay schools on any given day.  Please be on the lookout for more topics coming soon!


  • RCPS Updated Mask Policy

    RCPS will follow the updated CDC guidelines and Senate Bill 1303 require all individuals to wear a mask in our schools.

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  • RCPS School Board FAQ's regarding Nondiscrimination

    Please see the attached document for the answers to many frequently asked questions of the Rockbridge County School Board regarding Nondiscrimination.  

    RCPS School Board FAQ's regarding Nondiscrimination

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  • Updated Return To Learn Presentation

     Return to Learn

    Click here for the updated presentation


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  • RCPS COVID-19 UPDATE (As of 01.13.2021)

    Rockbridge County Public Schools (RCPS) has ten staff/students...for more information CLICK HERE.


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  • Inclement Weather Routes

    Please click here for updated 2018-19 inclement weather bus route information.


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  • Rockbridge County School Board Meetings

    There will be a joint meeting of the Rockbridge County School Board and the Rockbridge County Board of Supervisors on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. for the purpose of discussion. The meeting will be held at Maury River Middle School, 600 Waddell Street, Lexington, Virginia.

    News Release

    The next regular monthly meeting of the Rockbridge County School Board will be held on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Maury River Middle School, 600 Waddell Street, Lexington, VA 24450.



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  • RCPS School Calendars

    RCPS 2021-22 Calendar

    RCPS 2022-23 Calendar



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  • RCPS Policy for Providing Free Meals for School Division

    Rockbridge County Public Schools today announced its policy for providing meals for children served under the National School Lunch, and/or School Breakfast Programs. For more information, please click HERE.

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    Form in English

    Form in Spanish 

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  • Employment Opportunities

    Click HERE to view employment opportunities with Rockbridge County Schools for the  2019-20 school year.


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