In Rockingham County there are 26 schools with annual enrollment in excess of 13,800 students; students range from grades kindergarten to 12th grade. Rockingham County schools include 16 elementary schools, 4 middle and 4 traditional high schools. There is one alternative school and one Early College High School. In addition, there are more than 30 private schools within a 40 -mile radius. RCS features a strong academic program with numerous opportunites to explore and enhance the NC Standard Course Study. Technology is a heavy component in RCS classrooms; classrooms are up to date with the latest technology. This technology plays a vital roll in everyday learning within the classroom.