Roanoke City Schools

Roanoke City Schools


Education - Schools & Institutions

About Us

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


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Rep/Contact Info

Ms. Kelly C. Sandridge
Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
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Mr. Jesse D. Truax
Work-Based Learning Coordinator