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Emergency School Closure Information
Posted on 02/21/2018
The following information is for reference in the event that the schools are closed/delayed/released early due to inclement weather or other emergenc...
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Snow Route
Bus routes 3, 4, 8, 9 and 102 will be on snow routes
Posted on 02/21/2018
Thursday, February 22, 2018...
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RSD Launches Mobile App to Keep Community Informed and Involved
Posted on 01/17/2018
Rochester School District launched an official mobile app designed to enable parents, staff, students, and the broader community to stay informed...
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Learn! Support! Act!
Learn! Support! Act!
Posted on 01/02/2018
A new tool from Ready Washington is designed by parents, for parents, to share information and resources about supporting students' education....
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Entertainment Explosion
Posted on 10/09/2017
A two-hour benefit concert for the thousands of homeless kids in our community from one of the top folk-singing groups of all time! The Four Brother...
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Leading Suicide Prevention Organization Warns Parents about Social Media Game
Posted on 08/08/2017
Earlier this year, stories about the “Blue Whale” challenge began to circulate in spite of little evidence that this was a real game or concern. ...
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Upcoming Events


Family Fun Night

Rochester Primary School will host a "Family Fun Night"
Friday, March 2, 2018
5:00-7:00 pm

Spring Conferences for K-12 

March 27-30, 2018

Rochester School District requests proposals for School Photography Services. Vendors are asked to submit RFP’s for the District contract. A summary of services is listed below. Vendors are required to review and abide by all terms of the RFP.

Proposals are due March 14, 2018 by 2:00 pm PST

 February 21, 2018 Distribute Request for Proposal
 March 14, 2018 Proposal Due by 2:00 PM
 March 21, 2018 Presentations by selected vendors
 March 28, 2018 Bid Awarded
 August 1, 2018 Contract Effective

Click here for Photography RFP Documentation
Invitation for Bid for Chromebooks

Proposal is due: February 23, 2018 at 3:00 pm (PST)

Request for proposal (RFP):
Rochester School District (“District”) is requesting bids for Chromebooks and Google Chrome Management Licenses.


The District will follow the following timetable, which should result in the selection of a vendor by March 1st, 2018.

Issue Invitation to Bid January 16, 2018
Deadline for Submission of Bids February 23, 2018 at 3:00 pm (PST)
Selection of Vendor February 28, 2018 (School Board Meeting)
Notification of Selected Vendor March 1, 2018

Click here for RFP Documentation


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About Us

Rochester School District is located in Thurston County, approximately 20 miles south of Olympia, right off Interstate 5. Rochester is a beautiful country, bedroom community with tremendous recreational, cultural, and social activities readily available within the local and surrounding areas. Our economy is fueled by agriculture, logging, public service, and industry in nearby communities. We are located approximately halfway between Seattle and Portland, 90 miles from White Pass Ski Resort, and only 60 miles from the ocean beaches.

Rochester School District is committed to the education of the community’s youth. We have an enrollment of approximately 2300 students in five schools. Our school district takes great pride in developing educational programs that prepare students for a successful adult life. As a result of this pride and commitment, each member of Rochester’s educational family sets high self-performance expectations. When the occasion necessitates, the district searches for committed, quality professionals to add to its staff. Our mission is to provide a quality education that will empower our individual students to become caring, competent, responsible citizens who value education as a lifelong process.

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