Rochester High School

  • Rochester High School serves 1,636 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Rochester High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Rochester High School's student population of 1,636 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,636 students
This chart display total students of Rochester High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Rochester High School
Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Rochester High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Rochester High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Rochester High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rochester High School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#418 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rochester High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rochester High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Rochester High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Rochester High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
15%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Rochester High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Rochester High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
8%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Rochester High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
68%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Rochester High School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Rochester High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rochester High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.510.53
This chart display the diversity score of Rochester High School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
98%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Rochester High School and public school graduation rate of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rochester High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rochester High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRochester Community School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Rochester High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Across the country, public schools are being caught red-handed in manipulating their test scores, graduation rates, and campus safety data. Learn about why schools are cheating and how they are distorting the truth.
When asked to rank the quality of their child's school, most parents rated it a B average. And yet politicians would have you believe that the American public-school system is failing. How are America's public schools really doing, and how do we know?
The high school graduation rate is in a constant state of change and dropout rates affect more than the individual student. Read on to learn about factors influencing high school graduation rates and what schools can do to improve them.
Related School Videos