RATINGS
District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.


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These are some of the top-rated public schools in Rockford School District 205 based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
ACADEMICS
District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


ACADEMICS
Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

ACADEMICS
Advanced Courses
Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

ENVIRONMENT
Student Demographics
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Teachers & Staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

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District Calendar

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District Finances
How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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ENVIRONMENT
Reviews From Schools in Rockford School District 205
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Parent / Guardian
August 12, 2022
Lower academy Lower academy is great. always has been. Some behavioral issue but nothing that can't be corrected at a young age. Curriculum is definitely challenging but very much possible. teachers... More
Parent / Guardian
June 30, 2022
Out of all of the middle schools out this way this one is by far the best and safest. 2/3 principals are so kind and easy to work with. Great staff
Parent / Guardian
March 31, 2022
I love this school! They actually have a crossing gaurd! The principal is always outside greeting the students being dropped off & the vice principal greets them in the hallways!
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