Award Year: 2020

Rocky River High School

20951 Detroit Road
Rocky River, OH, 44116-2431

(440) 356-6800

Mr. Rob Winton, Principal at time of Nomination

Rocky River City School District

School Website


At Rocky River High School, we provide a CARING ENVIRONMENT and EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES resulting in SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS who are globally COMPETITIVE.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 2%
  • White: 90%
  • Hispanic: 3%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Two or more races: 3%
Rocky River High School

Rocky River High School

Rocky River is a suburban, residential community, located nine miles west of Cleveland, Ohio on the Lake Erie shoreline. The vast majority of the city's 20,000 community members, many of whom hold prominent professional positions, are supportive, vested educational partners.

Rocky River High School, designated a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 2012, is a comprehensive, four-year public high school with a student enrollment of 875. A total of 43% of our student population is identified as gifted. Rocky River High School is accredited by the Ohio Department of Education and does not publish a class ranking for students.

Rocky River High School has a professional staff of 67 of which 81% hold advanced degrees. The faculty has an average of 17 years of teaching experience.