Quick Facts About Us

  • STUDENT DEMOGRAPHICS     PERCENTAGE              
                         
    Total Number of RCSS Students   29,093                
    Elementary School Students   14,037                
    Middle School Students   6,942                
    High School Students   8,114                
    Magnet School Students   2,722  (Students are also counted under Elementary, Middle, and High Schools)      
                         
    NUMBER OF SCHOOLS & PROGRAMS                    
                         
    Elementary Schools   28                
    K-8   4                
    Middle Schools   7                
    High Schools   8                
    Magnet Schools   4                
    Special Programs   6                
                         
    RACE/ ETHNICITY PERCENTAGE                    
                         
    Hispanic   1,557 5.40%              
    American Indian   46 <1%              
    Asian   163 <1%              
    Black   21,806 75.00%              
    Pacific Islander   124 <1%              
    White   4,360 15.00%              
    Two or more races   1,037 3.60%              
                         
    GENDER PERCENTAGE                    
                         
    Male   14,748 51%              
    Female   14,345 49.30%              
                         
    OTHER STUDENT FACTS                    
                         
    Eligible for free/reduced lunch RCSS is a community eligibility provision district (with exception of Davidson         
      & Freedom Park,) all our students are considered eligible for free/reduced lunch        
    Receiving Special Education Disability Services   3,687 12.70%              
    English Language Learners   487                
    Students Transported Due to switching from virtual to F2F the number of students will fluctuate          
    Enrolled in virtual school   12,037  41%              
    Enrolled in Face to Face   17,230  59%              
    Homeless students   380  1.3%              
    Immigrant students   58  <1%              
    Gifted/Talented Students   1,575 5.40%              
    Early Childhood Program (Pre-K)   798 This enrollment has been severely impacted due to        
          COVID-19 and return to school             
    Student Attendance Rate (2020-2021)     94.67%              
    Graduates entering College      52%              
                         
    SCHOOL-BASED EMPLOYEES   3,304                
                         
    TEACHERS     1,952                
                         
    ACADEMIC PREPARATION                    
    Bachelor's Degree   693 36%              
    Master's Degree   767 39%              
    Specialist Degree   286 15%              
    Doctorate Degree   53 3%              
    Other Degree   153 8%              
                         
    EXPERIENCE                    
                         
    Less than 1 year   61 3%              
    1-10 years   1198 61%              
    11-20 years   472 24%              
    21+ years   221 11%              
                         
    SALARY                    
                         
    Average Beginning Teacher Salary   $40,367                
    Average Overall Teacher Salary   $57,779                
                         
    STUDENT PERFORMANCE                    
                         
    Graduation Rate                    
    2020 4-year cohort graduation rate      77.17%              
                         
    College & Career Ready Performance Score                    
                         
    2019 Elementary Schools CCRPI Score       58.9%              
    2019 Middle Schools CCRPI Score      58.9%              
    2019 High Schools CCRPI Score      60.7%              
    2019 RCSS CCRPI Score      59.3%              
                         
    SAT/ACT (2019--2020 Scores)                    
                         
    SAT RCSS average Score   958                
    SAT state average Score   1043                
    SAT national average Score   1030                
    ACT RCSS average Score   17.4                
    ACT state average Score   21.7                
    ACT national average Score   20.6