Roanoke City Schools
Education - Schools & Institutions
Something wonderful is happening at Roanoke City Public Schools (RCPS). There is an atmosphere of transformation, real momentum, and achievement. We would like you to be a part of our quest to help our students to meet their greatest potential. RCPS offers state-of-the-art learning experiences and our teachers are highly qualified and understand and accept the challenges of infinite possibilities. The combination is magical.
The outcome? Strong Students. Strong Schools. Strong City.
Who We Are . . .
Roanoke City Public Schools is an urban school division in Roanoke, Virginia, serving a PreK-12 student population of approximately 14,000 in 17 elementary schools, five middle schools, and two high schools, as well as alternative schools including Roanoke Valley Governor's School for Science & Technology and the Roanoke Technical Education Center.
Facts about Roanoke City Public Schools (RCPS)
Number of students (Pre-School – Grade 12): 13,854
Total Staff: 2,189
Students in Special Education: 2,204
English Language Learners: 1,860
Students participating in Gifted programming: 920