The Rowan-Salisbury School System provides extraordinary education every day for more than 19,500 students in 35 schools.
Led by Superintendent Dr. Lynn Moody, the district emphasizes technology-driven instruction with a strong focus on literacy and problem-based learning, as well as meaningful professional development for all staff members. These methods have resulted in a dramatic increase in student engagement and performance.
As of the 2015-16 school year, 91.4 percent of Rowan-Salisbury schools increased their performance composite, and 96 percent of the district’s K-8 schools met or exceeded growth in reading.
Home to Lazy 5 Ranch, the NC Transportation Museum, important historical sites, classic wineries and the shores of High Rock Lake, there’s an adventure for everyone in Rowan County, North Carolina. The City of Salisbury boasts of a thriving, historic downtown filled with locally-owned restaurants, breweries, shops and theaters. Family-friendly events, such as Autumn Jubilee, Holiday Caravan and the Rowan County Fair, contribute to the area’s rich culture and tight-knit community. For those looking for a big city experience, Rowan County is perfectly situated between three of the state’s largest cities – Charlotte, Greensboro and Winston-Salem.