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Rochester City School District by the Numbers
 
 
Student Population
 
60.1% African American/Black
25.6% Hispanic
10.2% White
4.1% Asian/Native American/East Indian/Other
  • 84% eligible for free/reduced-price lunch
  • 16.5% with special needs
  • 10% with limited English proficiency
  • 87 different languages
  • 22% of schools at 90% poverty or higher
  • Highest poverty rate among NYS Big 5 districts
Schools and Programs
 
The Rochester City School District Offers:
  • 56 Pre-K Sites (Traditional and Community-based)
  • 27 traditional Elementary (PreK-6 or K-6) Schools
  • 14 K-8 or K-12 Schools (existing or building out)
  • 25 Secondary Schools
  • 1 Montessori School
  • Young Mothers Program
  • Family/Adult Learning Center
  • A centralized Parent Information & Student Registration Center
  • Parent Education and Training

During an average school year, the Rochester City School District:

  • Prepares and delivers 17,000 breakfasts and 22,000 lunches daily.
  • Provides transportation for 29,875 students to and from school daily.
  • Provides support (including transportation) to more than 3,200 students who attend some 100 private, parochial, and charter schools, urban-suburban sites, and home-schooling.
  • Has approximately 6,100 employees, including:
    • 3,227 teachers
    • 464 administrators
    • 1,267 support personnel
  • Utilizes approximately 920 substitute teachers.