Rockford Public Schools is one of the largest school districts in Illinois, educating more than 28,800 students through early childhood and preschool programs all the way through high school and adult education programs. There are 42 schools in the district. Those who live in or are planning to move to the Rockford area can use our school zone locator to determine the assigned school zone. With approximately 4,700 employees, the school district is also the second-largest employer in the region. Rockford Public Schools strives to be the first choice for all families.