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High School Education

Welcome to the Department of Secondary Education. We are committed to preparing our students for college and career by providing meaningful and personalized experiences for all students. We offer a wide range of academic and extracurricular opportunities aligned to state standards to assist students to meet their individual goals and excel beyond their high school experience. Our partnerships with higher education allows students to earn dual college credit with free tuition while in high school. Our six traditional high schools offer a unique experience to include specialized academies with courses and pathways that lead to industry credentials. Our schools offer more than 21 Advanced Placement course options, and a robust Career and Technical Education program. Visit our High School Academies page and Curriculum page for more details.

All RSS high school students receive a MacBook Air for use at home and at school. We provide numerous digital tools for student success including access to FREE ACT preparation through Method Test Prep, Discovery Education Digital TechBooks for relevant and up-to-date mathematics, science, and STEM interactives, and rigorous literacy texts via Achieve3000.

Rising Grade 9 High School Orientation 2020

First page of the PDF file: RisingGrade92020



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.