Now that you know about the pleasures of living in Royse City, one of the fastest growing cities in the state of Texas, it’s time to learn about the quality education your children will get there. Royse City is served by Royse City Independent School District, a school system that was rated “academically acceptable” by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) in 2009. RCISD is dedicated to providing students with a meaningful and innovative educational experience, all while creating a passion in each student for learning. The district’s superintendent, Kevin Worthy, believes that it is the entire faculty’s responsibility to provide their students with future ready skills that will allow them to compete in a global economy.
Royse City Independent School District is comprised of nine campuses, all of which are accredited by the TEA. The entire district encompasses almost 75 square miles of Rockwall, Collin, and Hunt Counties. From kindergarten to high school, special programs are available to support the regular curriculum, special needs, and the gifted and talented.
There are four elementary schools (Pre-K thru 4th grade) in the district: Davis Elementary, Fort Elementary, May Vernon Elementary, and Scott Elementary. Students in 5th and 6th grade attend either Harry Herndon Intermediate or Ruth Cherry Intermediate, while Royse City Middle Schooleducates children in the 7th and 8th grade. Royse City High School, located a mile east of the Rockwall-Hunt county line, is a 5A high school that offers advanced placement classes along with dual credit courses. The school’s athletics department offers football, volleyball, baseball & softball, basketball, cross country, soccer, golf, and tennis. Go Bulldogs!
RCISD is also home to the H. H. Browning Academy, an alternative school designed to help students whose academics, discipline, or life circumstances are placing them at risk of not graduating.
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