ASAR updates

RCSD Announces 2019 SAANYS Region 11 Award Winners

The Rochester City School District is proud to announce the 2019 School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS) Region 11 George Vito Administrator of the Year Awards. SAANYS has selected Dominic Pickard as District Level Administrator of the Year and Ricky Frazier as Essential Services Leader of the Year. Former RCSD employee Dr. Bonnie Rubenstein has also been named Retiree of the Year for 2019. They will be recognized at the Region 11 awards ceremony on April 25 at Midvale Country Club.

Benefits overview

A Review of the Rochester City School District

This report is made up of several sections. The first section is an Introduction. The second section describes the process that was used to conduct the review of the Rochester City School District (RCSD or “the District”). The third section summarizes the Distinguished Educator’s general findings regarding the District and provides the specific findings and recommendations for each of the following sections: Governance, Leadership, Teaching and Learning, Special Education, English Language Learners, Organizational Structure, Accountability, Human Capital, Finances, Parent and Community Engagement, School Climate and Operations. The final section outlines the next steps in a process of constructive change.

Excitement as Rise Community School replaces School 41

Rise Community School replaces School 41 bringing a new approach to education.

RCSD superintendent addresses pressing questions before the start of school

RCSD Superintendent Barbara Deane-Williams: I think the message we have this year is we are so excited to welcome our students and our families back. We're a great, great school district with many opportunities for students.