• Mission Statement

    The mission of Rochester Area School District is to utilize a unique K-12 educational complex by providing all students the opportunity to realize their maximum academic potential in a rapidly changing world.

    An overview of our Comprehensive Plan can be viewed Here.

     Rochester Area SD District Level Plan

    Mission

    The Rochester Area School District, a K-12 learning community, is committed to developing 21st century skilled citizens, lifelong learners, and critical thinkers through a rigorous curriculum.

    Vision

    We envision our students making positive contributions to their community by demonstrating the core values of respect, responsibility, and citizenship.

    Shared Values

    BELIEF STATEMENTS

    1. All students can learn.
    2. Students learn in different ways and at different rates.
    3. Students need to be lifelong learners.
    4. The key aspect of education is developing well rounded students who think creatively and critically to make informed decisions and solve problems.
    5. Education enables individual to be a responsible, self disciplined member of society.
    6. Educational and cultural diversity enriches the educational experience for students.
    7. A safe and caring environment is important to students and staff.
    8. Education is a collaborative partnership with the Board of Education, staff, students, families, and resources in the community.
    9. The stakeholders in our learning community will conduct themselves with respect and with the student’s best interest in mind.


    Commonwealth of PennsylvaniaSubmitted in Accordance with Chapter 4, 12, 14, 16 & 49

    Department of Education
    333 Market Street Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
     
    540 Reno St Rochester, PA 15074
    (724)775-7500
    Bovalino, Jane

    Rochester Area SD District Level Plan

    The Rochester Area SD is committed to using these goals as the blueprint for guiding the school district through the years.

    Goal 1: HIGH ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT:
     
    To increase student achievement in reading and mathematics and decrease the achievement gap between the "all" category and the "at risk" category by 1/6 each year within the next six years (2013/2014 - 2018/2019).
     
    Strategies
    Data Analysis Procedures
    Data-Informed Instruction
    Data Teams & Data Warehousing Curriculum Mapping
    Increase Rigor
     
    Goal 2: SAFE SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES:
     
    Provide a safe and nuturing environemnt for our children to achieve academic success.
     
    Strategies
    School Wide Positive Behavior Suport Program
    Safety and Security
     
    Goal 3: CREATING POSITIVE RELATIONS:
     
    Improve the internal and external relationships within the school and community.
     
    Strategies
    Increase Communication
    Appearance of Facility
    Advocates for our Programs
     
    Goal 4: TECHNOLOGY:
     
    Increase the technology resources that are available for our students and improve the integration of these resources.
     
    Strategies
    Curriculum Mapping
    Online Learning Opportunities
    Technology Infrastructure
    Enhancement/Technology Access and Training Increase