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Rockwood School District 2019 Niche Best Schools

111 East North Street, Eureka, MO 63025 | Phone (636) 733-2000 | Fax (636) 733-8851

Effective Educators

Rockwood teacher greets an smiling elementary student

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Rockwood believes its outstanding schools are the result of outstanding teachers, administrators and support staff.

  • ​The majority, 84 percent, of all Rockwood teachers have advanced degrees.​

  • Teachers have an average of 15 years experience in the classroom.
  • Rockwood provides ongoing professional development for all employees. It has a comprehensive program for the development of teachers at all levels of ​experience. ​
  • Rockwood has 154 teachers who have earned their National Board Teaching Certification -- the profession's top honor in teaching excellence. The number is consistently one of the highest in the state of any school district.  ​
  • A Rockwood elementary principal​ was named the St. Louis Suburban Elementary Association (SLSEPA) Distinguished Principal of the Year.
  • A Rockwood high school teacher was recognized as the 2018 Carl Towley winner by the Journalism Education Association for her service as the national contest chair since 2010.
  • A Rockwood middle school social worker was chosen as the Missouri School Social Worker of the Year.
  • Five Rockwood educators and a School Board member each received a 2018 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award.
  • A Rockwood elementary school nurse was recognized with the Rising Star Award by St. Louis Suburban School Nurses Association (SLSSNA).​