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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

$32.3 Million

in Scholarships
2018 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

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.

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.

High Schools

North Rowan Graduation

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

Middle Schools

Elementary Schools

Student Work

A Community Inspired

Theresa Pierce

Theresa Pierce, World & History Teacher at RCEC received the NCGE “2018 Distinguished Teacher Achievement Award” for Excellence in Geography Teaching. The award was present at the annual National Conference on Geography Education held in Quebec Canada in early August.

The National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) is a non-profit organization, chartered in 1915 to enhance the status and quality of geography teaching and learning.

Chris Smith

Chris Smith, fifth-year defensive lineman with the NFL Cleveland Browns and Alumni of West Rowan High School, donated $40,000 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