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* Offers Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) special program
** Offers Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) & Gifted Academy special programs
*** Offers Adult Education program


Do you like helping others, social justice, law enforcement, detective work, fire science, teaching others, or child development? The Service Academy is for you.


This Academy has three pathways:


Rockford Public Schools has partnered with Rockford University to recruit teachers and build a workforce from its own student body. The Rockford University Education Pathway begins in middle school and continues in high school with an education pathway. Students then enroll in a college degree program through Rockford University. The hope is to continue the program through teacher certification and employment with RPS 205. Then graduates can continue as RPS 205 teachers in a graduate program through Rockford University.

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General introduction to the hospitality industry with a focus on food service, kitchen techniques, customer service, and culinary arts.

Public Safety

Planning, managing and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.


For more information on pathways and course descriptions check out the High School Planning Guide.

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Jacqueline Grygiel
ext: 13017

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First page of the PDF file: HighSchoolPlanningGuide_English