Mission Statement

A "Good to Great" World Class School District


Believe - Reach - Achieve


The School District of the City of River Rouge is a safe and supportive educational learning community where students strive to acquire the 21st Century knowledge, skills, and values necessary for success in post-secondary education, successful careers and productive citizenship.

Core Beliefs


  1. Children come first.
  2. Building and maintaining strong relationships is the foundation for learning.
  3. We are partners with parents, students, and all community stakeholders.
  4. Educating each student is the shared responsibility of everyone.
  5. It takes the entire community to ensure the success of its public schools.
  6. We believe that every child can and will learn.
  7. We celebrate our successes.

Goals for Success

  1. Meet the instructional needs of ALL River Rouge School District Students
  2. Meet the professional needs of ALL River Rouge School District staff.
  3. Transform the River Rouge School District into an effective and efficient organization.
  4. Improve communication with the internal and external community.
  5. Create clean, safe and healthy schools.