Rochester Schools Timeline
Education for children has always been of prime concern for Rochester citizens.
Census records show 4 school districts.
The brick schoolhouse in the village, located east of the Park on Bethel Mountain Road, is built at a cost of $735.
16 school districts serve 522 students.
A “select” private school fall term is introduced at the Brick Schoolhouse and called Rochester High School.
Grades 1—12 in the village are the beneficiaries of a new school building.
Rochester High School graduates its first class.
Rochester consolidates its outlying one-room schools and students are bused into the village.
A new elementary school with a gymnasium is becomes a reality.
Rochester builds a new High School.
The 100th Anniversary of Rochester’s first graduating class is celebrated.