The Minnesota Department of Education released the 2022 graduation rates. We are excited to share that we have made consistent gains in many areas and that Richfield High School’s four-year graduation rate (88.9%) exceeds the statewide graduation rate of 83.6% by 5.3 percentage points.
Enriching and Accelerating Learning
We are thrilled to share that we have made significant progress in our commitment to clean energy. Over the past decade, we've added 1.15 megawatts of solar across five of our schools, making us a shining example of rooftop solar for school districts.
Each year, students in grades 3 through 12 take the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs). Assessments begin in April and go through the beginning of May.
School district leaders from across the metro testified at the state capitol on education issues. Read more about our 2023 RPS Legislative Platform.
Congratulations to Assistant Superintendent Dr. Latanya Daniels, who received the Champion of Equity - District Leadership award from the American Consortium for Equity in Education.
Effective January 2023, any school closures may be used for distance learning (or e-learning). Find more information here.
The 2022-23 school year is well underway and I’m proud of all the accomplishments our students have made so far.
Cold and flu season is here, along with ongoing cases of RSV and COVID-19. Read this update for information about staying healthy this winter.
As part of Native American Heritage Month, we are officially launching the RPS Land Acknowledgment for staff to begin using at large-group events such as concerts, plays, assemblies, etc. We also unveiled artwork that will be displayed at each of our schools soon.
Verónica Velázquez is the mom of six students who attend Richfield elementary, middle and high schools! An engaged parent, Verónica is part of the Richfield Latino Family Association (RLFA) and the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC).