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News From The Superintendent
Updated on 10/25/2019
Rochester School District enjoyed incredible success during the 2018-2019 school year.  
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Family Access
Updated on 10/23/2019
Parents or legal guardians can view their student’s Attendance and more 
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Highly Capable Referrals and Screening
Updated on 10/21/2019
Students may be referred for highly capable screening/testing. 
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Online Free & Reduced Meal Applications
Rochester School District will accept Online Applications beginning August 24, 2018. You can fill out the paper form or the online form. 
Link to the paper forms: Free/Reduced Meal Application
How to complete the online application:
Begin Adding an Online Meal Application

  1. Log into Skyward Family Access with your username and password
  2. Select one of your students from the drop-down list at the top of the screen, if 
    you leave this at All Students, you will not be able to access the Application link
  3. Select Food Service from the list on the left-hand side of the screen
  4. Click “Applications” at the top of the Food Service wall
  5. Click “Add Application”

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Grand Mound Elementary is located on the I-5 corridor just 20 minutes south of Olympia and less than 10 minutes north of Centralia.  Grand Mound School serves approximately 500 students in grades 3-5 in the rural community of Rochester, Washington. Average class size is 24 students. Grand Mound Elementary offers students a complete range of academic classes. Students also have a music class, fitness class, library class, daily time in a mathematics lab and several classes that provide intervention for students who need extra assistance. A Highly Capable program is also available for students who qualify. GMES integrates technology into all facets of learning with a goal of improving student achievement and expanding student learning to its highest potential. Several recognition programs support students and their learning, giving positive recognition for exceptional effort and outstanding performance.

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