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Rensselaer Central Schools We pride ourselves in our commitment to student learning, outstanding teachers, and
quality programs.  Rensselaer offers a diverse education experience that is student-centered allowing all children to succeed.  Feel free to contact us at anytime about your student's success.
iPads in the Classroom Beginning in the fall of 2013, RCSC will provide an iPad for each student to enhance their education.  Primary School students will utilize an iPad Mini that will remain in the school for student use.  Students in grades 3-12 will use a full size iPad for use at school and at home. Classroom teachers are busy planning for implementation in our 1:1 Digital Device Implementation. More information about the implementation will be available soon.
RCSC Extended Care Designed for students enrolled in grades Age 4 Pre-School through Grade 5, these programs provide quality care for students before the school and after school dismisses when families have a need for child care. The program will be in session each elementary school day.
Before School Care:   6:30 am – 7:45 am
After School Care:     3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Beginning in the 2013-2014 school year
SafeSchools Student safety is of the utmost importance at Rensselaer Schools. To anonomously report bullying, drugs, violence, or any situation that needs addressed call the Safe School Helpline or visit them on the web.  When an issue is reported to the Safe School Helpline, Safe Schools contacts RCSC.  All issues are reported are investigated by RCSC and results reported to the Safe School Helpline.  The helpline will then contact you with the results of your inquiry.

Welcome to RCSC!

2014 Bell Schedule Modified
RCSC Weather Cancellation
Make Up Information
Updated 3/14/14
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    • Graduation will remain on Sunday, June 8 ,2014.
    • Last day of school will be June 6, 2014 (unless additional days are canceled).
    • Beginning Monday, March 17, 2014 and ending June 5, 2014 all schools will begin their day 15 minutes earlier and end school 20 minutes later than the current scheduled times.
    • If an additional Weather Cancellation day occurs it will be made up on June 9, 2014, if needed.

Indiana State Law requires for all Public School Districts to have 180 days of school.  This schedule provides for 178 days of school instructional time, plus two Waiver Days approved by the State of Indiana.


Download the PDF Documents Here for a more complete explanation:
RCSC Weather Cancellation Notice- Web
RCSC Inclement Weather 2014- Parent Letter 2/19/14

 

Rensselaer Central Schools Corporation
Announcing Online Payments!

Online Payments


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RCSC is now accepting online payments from checking accounts, and debit or credit cards.  e-Funds for Schools offers various options for parents/guardians who choose to make payments on-line and is extremely user friendly. Not only will you have the ability to have various school fees and lunch payments electronically withdrawn from your checking account or charged to your credit card, you also have the flexibility to make a payment at any time through the school's website.

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Located in the rural area of southern Jasper County, the Rensselaer Central Schools Corporation is in the beautiful community of Rensselaer, Indiana, between the metropolitan areas of Lake County and Lafayette. The schools serve approximately 1800 students in four buildings, two elementary schools, one middle school, and a high school. Three of the buildings are located on the east side of the community, on a campus that includes all the athletic facilities. The second elementary school is located on the west side of the community, on the same grounds as the school corporation's Administration Building on Grove Street. We welcome you to our schools and community. We are here to provide an excellent education to all students who enroll in our schools.
Next School Board Meeting:
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
7:00 PM at Van Rensselaer Elementary Board Room
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