The mission of Rutherford County Schools is to empower
today’s students to grasp tomorrow’s opportunities.
About Rutherford County Schools
Rutherford County Schools consistently ranks among the best school districts in Tennessee and has outpaced national rankings on a number of measures. Rutherford County is one of the fastest growing school districts in Tennessee and the fourth largest behind those in Memphis, Nashville and Knoxville.
Since the 2004-2005 school year, Rutherford County Schools has added more than 16,000 students for a total enrollment of more than 47,000. During that time, the district has opened 13 new schools and completed additions / renovations at 17 other schools.
Despite the county's tremendous growth rate and the accompanying challenges, Rutherford County Schools has served as a model for many other districts in the areas of academics, planning and safety measures.
To learn more about our district, check out the 2019 RCS Fact Book & Annual Report, which can be downloaded HERE.
Our Mission: The mission of Rutherford County Schools is to empower today’s students to grasp tomorrow’s opportunities.
All students should be empowered to reach their fullest potential
Highly effective and dedicated teachers are essential to the learning process
Consistent use of researched-based instructional practices increase student achievement and growth
Data from many sources provide vital information to make well informed decisions
Literacy and math are key components of learning in all curricular areas
In ongoing development of Professional Learning Communities
Facilities should be designed and maintained to support teaching and learning
Technology is an additional tool that supports sound and effective instruction
Vision Statement: Empowered Educators, Effective Curriculum, Successful Students