Rockville High School is located in suburban Washington, DC, in Rockville, Maryland. Rockville is a residential community of about 50,000. It is also the high tech and biotech center and county seat of Montgomery County. Rockville High School is an ethnically diverse comprehensive high school with grades 9, 10, 11 and 12. The school opened in 1968 and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and by the Maryland State Department of Education.
School programs include the Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, Project Lead the Way Pre-Engineering Academy, Journalism Academy, and AVID (Advanced Via Individual Determination) Program. In addition, Rockville High School offers 19 Advanced Placement (AP) courses. The AP Diploma is awarded to students who complete five AP courses in three subject areas and earn a score of 3 or better on each exam. Our 2010 It's Academic Team won the D.C. Metropolitan Area and Regional Championships. RHS ranked #286 on the Newsweek Challenge Index.
Current Facility Opened August, 2004
School Founded in 1968
Enrollment: 1,287 students, grades 9-12
14.2% African American
3.8% Multi Racial
0.1% Pacific Islander