Rockville High School (Connecticut)

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Rockville High School
Address
70 Loveland Hill Road
Vernon, Connecticut, (Tolland County) 06066
United States
Coordinates 41°30′44″N 72°17′06″W / 41.5123°N 72.2849°W / 41.5123; -72.2849Coordinates: 41°30′44″N 72°17′06″W / 41.5123°N 72.2849°W / 41.5123; -72.2849
Information
Type Public school
School district Vernon School District
Superintendent Joseph Macary
Principal Andrew Rockett
Faculty 96
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1,052 (2014)[1]
Campus Large Subarb
Color(s) Blue and Gold         
Website

Rockville High School is a public secondary school located in Vernon, Connecticut. The school also serves as a vocational agriculture school for the region.

Overview[edit]

Passing grade at RHS is a 70%. The school's mottos include "Nihil Nisi Optimum" (Nothing but the best), and "We Are the Rock," (instituted by former principal Eric Baim), and its athletic teams are known as the Rams. The school was established in 1870 and moved into its current building in 1959. Clubs at RHS include GSA, Friends Club, Issues, The Pink Sock Crew, Newspaper Club, Hatch Arms Club, and many more.

School information and statistics[edit]

Academic[edit]

  • RHS offers 11 Advanced Placement courses
  • SAT Performance (average over 5 years)
    • Participation - 77.6%
    • Average Critical Reading - 526.4
    • Average Mathematics - 517
    • Average Writing - 511
  • Post-Graduation Plans (average over 5 years)
    • 4-year College - 54.2%
    • 2-year College - 24.8%
    • Vocational - 1%
    • Military - 2.4%
    • Employment - 12.2%
    • Other - 3.4%

Student Demographics

  • Caucasian - 75.6%
  • African-American - 10.6%
  • Hispanic - 8.0%
  • Asian - 5.2%
  • American Indian - 0.6%

Alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ US News 2014

External links[edit]