Rock River Academy

3445 Elmwood Rd,
Rockford, IL, 61101-0815
     Tel: (815)877-3440
Grades: 1 - 12 | 75 students
Rock River Academy and Residential Center is committed to providing the highest quality mental health care and educational services for children and adolescents with moderate to severe emotional disabilities.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 75 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 53%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Rock River Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Boylan Catholic High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rockford Health System Children (2.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rockford Health System Children (2.2 miles away)
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  • RockfordBoylan Catholic High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    4000 Saint Francis Dr
    RockfordIL61103
    (815)877-0531
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.6 mi | 1030 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • RockfordRockford Health System Children
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    2918 Glenwood Avenue
    RockfordIL61101
    (815)971-4175
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    2.2 mi | 98 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • RockfordSt. Bernadette Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    2300 North Bell Avenue
    RockfordIL61103
    (815)968-2288
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.4 mi | 207 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • RockfordSpectrum School
    Alternative School
    2909 N Main St
    RockfordIL61103
    (815)877-1600
    Alternative School
    2.6 mi | 181 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Machesney ParkConcordia Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    7424 North 2nd Street
    Machesney ParkIL61115
    (815)633-6450
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    2.7 mi | 72 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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