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At RSS, we inspire and provide opportunities for innovative and engaging learning.

19,000

Extraordinary students

A Beautiful, Central

location

3,000

Teachers & Staff

$26 Million

in Scholarships
2017 Graduates

Excellence

for Education ProgramsState Grand Prize

Ranked "Top 10"

for Pioneering Uses of TechnologyNATIONALLY

$700,000

Golden Leaf GrantAdvanced Manufacturing

Innovation in Education

National AwardDiscovery Education

Digital Curriculum Strategy

National AwardLearning Counsel

News Highlights

District

2018 Summer Free Lunch Program

Through the summer, children ages 3-18 may get free lunch through Rowan-Salisbury Schools. Click here for links to locations and menus.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools Pilots State Renewal Program

The State of North Carolina passed HB 986 enabling qualifying school districts to become a renewal district. Currently only Rowan-Salisbury Schools district qualifies. On June 28th the RSS Board of Education elected to participate in this program. Click for details.

New Principals for West Middle and Hanford-Dole Elementary

The Board of Education has approved the appointment of Stacey White as the new principal of West Rowan Middle School and Stephanie Sanders as the principal of Hanford-Dole Elementary. Congratulations and we wish you well!

Renewal School System

Today the General Assembly passed an Education Bill (H986) which would allow Rowan-Salisbury Schools the opportunity to become a Renewal School System.

2018 Local Summer Camps

Check out these great camps available in Rowan County. They are filling up so please apply soon!

High Schools

North Rowan Graduation

Congratulations to all our 2017 graduates! We are so proud of all of you!

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Elementary Schools

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Student Work

A Community Inspired

Chris Smith

Chris Smith, fifth-year defensive lineman with the NFL Cleveland Browns and Alumni of West Rowan High School, donated $40,000,000 this year to Rowan Salisbury Schools athletic program. Thank you Chris!

Fran Lescoe

Community in Schools representative Fran Lescoe with Overton principal Candice Austin pass out shoes to students at Overton Elementary. Shoes were provided by Ralph Baker Shoes.

Life Church

Nov. ninth, 2017: Life Church in Salisbury partnered with Samaritan's Feet to wash students' feet at Isenberg Elementary and give them new shoes. Picture left to right: Chris Shelton (lead pastor), Eddie Bennet (Director at Samaritan's Feet), and Marvin Moore (Principal of Isenberg)

Cheryl Lange

Corriher-Lipe Middle School's Cheryl Lange is the State Media Coordinator of the Year

Colton Laws

"First Carson High School Cougar to become a draft pick in any sport. Graduated in 2014."

-Salisbury Post

Dr. Denita Dowell-Reavis

Join us in congratulating Denita for recently receiving her doctorate in education. Dr. Dowell-Reavis is the Principal at Faith Elementary School.