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School News

  • We Are A PBIS Model School for 2016-17  Thank you to our staff and students for their hard work implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and to our awesome PBIS team. 

    Mrs. York Chosen as CCS Teacher Assistant of the Year! We are excited to announce that Mrs. Judy York has been chosen as Cabarrus County's Teacher Assistant of the Year. Thank you for your dedication to our school, and we love you Judy!

    Rocky River Celebrates Its 20th Year Educating Students!  So many special people attended including past and present principals and superintendents.  Thank you everyone for celebrating with us! 


    Dr. Jill Biden Calls Rocky River on our 9/11 Day of Remembrance-Thank you Dr. Biden for calling our school and sharing such a wonderful message with staff and students.  It was a truly memorable way to begin our Day of Remembrance. 

    Congratulations Cabarrus County Schools Teacher of the Year!  It's our very own RRES kindergarten teacher Mrs. Paige Norris.  We are so proud of you and what you do for students.  >>Learn More

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Security Procedures at RRES

  • lobbyguard Safety Procedures for 2017-18:  In an effort to continuously improve student safety, we ask that parents not walk children to class in the mornings.  We appreciate your support with this policy as it will help to protect valuable instructional time and help us to achieve our top priority, which is keeping our students as safe as possible. If you need to deliver something to the classroom or you have a quick message for the teacher, we will be happy to assist you with this in the front office.  If you need to speak directly with the teacher, please call or email to make an appointment.  Thank you for your support with this.

    All visitors who enter the building will need to report to the front office where they will be asked to scan a valid photo ID and check in using our computerized LobbyGuard check-in system.

Did You Know?

  • Did You Know?
    Rocky River Has Been Designated a Global School of Service by YSA! Service learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities. We are proud to have been chosen to be a global school of service.  Our first service this project this year has already kicked off. Our  Day of Remembrance will be held on September 11 and involve an entire day of activities surrounding the support of our troops.   Click to Visit the YSA.org Website.
    You Can Create A Parent DreamBox Account!
    This account allows you to check your student's progress
    and play the tutorials they are using to learn important math
    concepts. Click below to access DreamBox Access directions:

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Mission and Vision Statements

  • The vision of Rocky River Elementary School is to prepare students to be successful lifelong learners in a  diverse and globally competitive society.


     The mission of Rocky River Elementary School is to teach students through a rigorous and relevant curriculum while fostering caring, respectful relationships in a safe, healthy environment.

Instructional Supply Fee

  • A School Board approved Instructional Fee of $10.00 is requested of every student in Cabarrus County Schools. These funds are used to supplement school level expenses such as agendas, communication folders, interventionists, copier costs, instructional supplies, etc.  The funds are collected at school and are utilized for those students only. You are encouraged to pay the instructional supply fee at K12paymentcenter.com or send a check with your student. We appreciate your support of our school.

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