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RUSD Smart Start 2020

As Racine continues to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, RUSD will begin the 2020-2021 school year (first-quarter; Sept. 1-Nov. 6) with 100% remote learning. Students will begin remote learning on September 1. 

RUSD Celebrates Encore! 2020 Winners

We celebrated our Encore! Awards in Education 2020 recipients with a special drive-through ceremony.

Congratulations, Class of 2020!

Thursday, July 9 began the celebration of the Class of 2020 as students from Case, Horlick, Park and Walden III High Schools crossed the stage, received their diplomas and turned their tassels!

Summer Meals Information

RUSD is once again participating in the Summer Meals program!

RUSD Families, We Need Your Voice! Help Us Plan for Fall 2020

We invite you to take a few minutes to complete an anonymous survey to help guide our planning to safely reopen schools in the age of COVID-19.

Update: Graduation 2020 Information for Families

Important information about the class of 2020's graduation.

Important Pandemic EBT Benefits Information

Since schools are closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, children who usually receive free or reduced-price school meals through the National School Lunch Program, or if they attend a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) School, may be eligible to receive temporary food benefits.

Graduate Together: America Honors The Class of 2020

This Saturday, May 16, at 7 p.m., former President Barack Obama will deliver a commencement address to graduating seniors nationwide as part of an hour-long multimedia Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020 event. 

Graduation and Prom Information

The culminating event in a student’s K-12 career is graduation. We know our seniors and their families are eager to know how and when we will celebrate the class of 2020 as they cross the finish line this year.

RUSD At Home Learning Plan During Closure

Beginning tomorrow (April 1), your child's teacher(s) will contact you by phone to learn how you would like your child to receive learning materials. We'll be able to provide materials electronically via email or in paper form via U.S. Mail. 

Coronavirus Update - RUSD Schools Closed

Gov. Tony Evers announced that public schools are now closed indefinitely. Based on how the situation continues to evolve, the state is not certain that the original re-opening date of April 6 is realistic. RUSD is continuing to monitor the situation and will provide you updates as we learn new information.

High School Juniors get Reality Check

High school juniors may not be thinking about salaries, bills and daycare costs right now, but during Reality Check Day, they were high priorities.

Gateway Hosts Signing Day for Local High Schools

RUSD students joined 26 other area high schools throughout Walworth County, Racine County, and Kenosha County for Gateway Technical College Signing Day Event. 

2020-2021 School Year Calendar Now Available

The 2020-2021 school year calendar is now available.

Explore This Year's Community Report!

What a year it has been! We are so proud to present the 2019-2020 Community Report.

RUSD to Sell Monthly City Bus Passes for Students Beginning Feb. 1

RUSD has partnered with the City of Racine to sell monthly city bus passes to students in grades 6-12 that are not eligible for transportation (i.e. live under 2 miles from their school). Families are able to purchase monthly city bus passes for use during school days. Monthly passes will be available for purchase one week prior to the start of each month.

Horlick High School Students Build to Learn

Horlick partnered with Build to Learn, an organization that brings in industry professionals to work with students to teach them real-life skills.

Participation on Athletic Teams Requires All Fines and Fees Paid

Beginning with 2019-2020 winter sports, all fines and fees must be paid and/or waived prior to participating on an athletic team with the Racine Unified School District. 

Download the New Bus Tracker App, FirstView

FirstView® by First Student is the industry’s most comprehensive and secure bus tracking and parent communication app. FirstView® helps our families better manage your time during the hectic before- and after school rush by putting your student’s up-to-the-minute bus information in your hands. 

Horlick's 43rd Annual High Renaissance Feast

Tickets are on sale for Horlick's 43rd Annual High Renaissance Feast!

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