The Rochester Schools are looking forward to another great year of learning; we hope you are too!
Maple Street Magnet School students began the school year Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. All other Rochester Schools will open their doors for students on Wednesday, August 30th this year.
Spaulding High School and Rochester Middle School will start classes at 7:30 a.m. Elementary schools will begin at 8:30 a.m.
The schedule for Kindergarten students is 8:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. All Kindergarten students will start school on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.
Students in Grades 1 – 5 will also start school on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 (8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.).
Maple Street Magnet School
The schedule for Kindergarten students is 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. All students enrolled at the Maple Street Magnet School began a full day of school on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 (8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.).
Rochester Middle School
Students in Grade 6 only will report for their first day of school on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Grade 7-8 students and students on the Maine, Texas, and Vermont teams only will report for their first day of school on Thursday, August 31st, 2017.
All Rochester Middle School students will be in attendance on Friday, Sept. 1st.
Rochester Middle School Open House schedule is as follows:
Stanford House Team Open House – September 7, 2017 from 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Grade 6 (Boston College, Colby College & SNHU) Open House –September 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.;
Grade 7 & Multi Grade Teams (Boston University, Georgetown, Villanova, Maine, Texas and Vermont) Open House – September 12, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
Grade 8 (Hawaii, Plymouth State and UNH) Open House – September 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m
Spaulding High School
High School freshmen (grade 9) will have their opening orientation day on Wednesday, August 30th. All Spaulding High School students (grade 9-12) will be in attendance on Thursday, August 31st; and September 1st.
Please be reminded, school hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. The building opens for students at 7:00 a.m. Students should not arrive before 7:00 a.m
Spaulding High School’s Fall Open House – is scheduled for Wednesday, September 20, 2017; 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.
Early Release Days
Training days have been scheduled for staff members again this year. On these Early Release days, middle school and high school students will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. Elementary students will be dismissed at 1:15 p.m.
The scheduled dates for early release are: September 20, October 18, November 9, January 10, April 11 and May 9. Parents should mark these days on their calendars.
If you have questions about Rochester schools, please phone 332-3678.
Additional School/District information and Bus Route schedules can be found on the District website at http://www.rochesterschools.com/; click on the Bus Schedule link for detailed Elementary, Middle, and High School information.
Contact: Mr. Michael Hopkins, Superintendent of Schools
Rochester School Department
Day: 332-3678 or firstname.lastname@example.org