The Rocky River City School District administration and staff have been gaining and receiving input from employees, students, parents/guardians, RRCSD Board of Education members, medical professionals and security professionals about plans to safely reopen the RRCSD this fall for students and staff. The Rr 20/20 Vision Committee is working with building and department committees and using data from the parent/guardian surveys to identify reopening recommendations and plans to share with the C
uyahoga County Board of Health and the Rocky River Board of Education. More than 275 volunteers are serving on the Rr 20/20 Vision Committee and building sub-committees.
Latest News

September 11 - Communication (Moving to Hybrid - Yellow Instructional Model)
The Rocky River City School District (RRCSD) will resume in-person/in-building learning on Monday, September 28, in the Hybrid (Yellow) Instructional Model. [MORE]

The first day of school for students in the Rocky River City School District (RRCSD) is on Monday, August 31, and while the school year will begin with remote learning, we remain committed to providing a high-quality educational experience for all students. [MORE] 

As we prepare to begin the 2020-2021 school year next week, the Rocky River City School District Nutrition Services team will offer lunch at Rocky River High School, Rocky River Middle School, Kensington Intermediate School and Goldwood Primary School during all Instructional Models (Open (Green), Hybrid (Yellow) and Closed (Red)). [MORE]

August 21 - Communication
On Thursday afternoon, Governor DeWine announced that Cuyahoga County moved down to Level 2 (Orange) in the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. While this positive and encouraging news is a step in the right direction, the Rocky River City School District will still open the 2020-2021 school year in the Closed (Red) Instructional Model per the recommendation of the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH). [MORE]

Since the COVID-19 health crisis began, we have been navigating this challenging landscape and making decisions to protect the health, safety and well-being of students, staff and the community by following the guidance and recommendations of local, state and national health officials. Based on the recent recommendation from the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH), the Rocky River City School District (RRCSD) will begin the school year in the Closed (Red) Instructional Model. [MORE]

Please click HERE to view a list of Mental Health Resources for Parents during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
August 7 - Communication
The situation surrounding COVID-19 and the safe reopening of schools remains a daily struggle. There is no perfect plan to reopen schools and every approach will leave some families and staff unsatisfied and concerned. I share in your frustration and the uncertainty that we face going forward. Administrators and teachers would like nothing more than to fully open schools, but the health and safety of our students, families, staff and community will remain our top priority when making decisions. [MORE] 
On Thursday evening, the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) issued a recommendation that all area schools start the school year in online remote learning “due to the elevated risk posed to students, staff and family members”. [MORE] 
The Rocky River City School District has established a remote online learning option for families who choose not to send their children back to school for health or safety reasons. The online learning program will provide K-12 students with instruction delivered by Rocky River teachers during school hours. [MORE]
July 24 - Communication

I hope you and your families are continuing to stay healthy while enjoying the summer. Over the last several months, Rocky River City School District (RRCSD) administrators and staff have been coordinating with parents/guardians, students, Board of Education members, medical and security professionals, and local health officials working to develop a plan to reopen the district. The health, safety and well-being of students, staff and the community continues to be at the forefront of all decisions. [MORE] 


Thank you for your continued patience as we work to create plans to safely reopen the Rocky River City School District. We have been in consistent contact with parents/guardians, students, staff, Board of Education members, medical and security professionals, and local health officials working on a comprehensive plan to meet the needs of students, staff and families. [MORE]

July 10 - Communication

I hope this letter finds you and your families well and that you are continuing to stay healthy while enjoying the summer. Following Governor DeWine’s directive that students will be returning to school this August, the Rocky River City School District (RRCSD) is working on a reopening plan. [MORE]


July 10 - Communication

The following Rocky River High School events scheduled for July have been canceled: Prom, Senior Picnic, In-Person Commencement, and the Spring Musical. [MORE]

July 2 - Communication
Earlier today, Governor DeWine announced details of the State’s return to school plan. The plan provides guidance on best practices that all Ohio school districts are expected to follow as they consider educational and programming options for the fall. During his address, the Governor provided several key points that we must consider when making decisions that will impact our students, staff, families, and community as we work to safely reopen schools. [MORE] 
July 2 
June 26 - Communication
As we await an announcement from the Governor’s office regarding guidelines for opening schools in the fall, the Rr 20/20 Vision committee and building subcommittees have met/or are scheduled to meet. Committees consist of parents/guardians, students, teachers, staff, administrators, department supervisors, Board of Education members and local health experts. These committees are working collaboratively to develop the safest reopening plans for the Rocky River City School District (RRCSD). [MORE] 

Information & Documents

Building Reopening Plans/Pandemic Operating Plans

Hybrid Instructional Model Safety Protocols


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Return to School Survey Results

  • To view the results of the Return to School Survey, please click HERE.


Please click here to visit our FAQ website. If you have a question regarding the extended school closure and COVID-19, please click here to submit it.


Rr 20/20 Meeting Minutes

Prevention Tips

To help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including COVID-19 and flu, follow these important tips:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Maintain proper social distancing (6 feet).
  • Stay home when you can. 
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
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