Fast Facts

  • Rocky River was opened in 2007 and serves approximately 693 students in grades Kindergarten through 5th. We are located in Monroe, NC which is the county seat of Union County, NC.

    Demographics of School and Community (2017-2018)

    • Total Number of Students 693
    • Free & Reduced Lunch Percentage 69.62%

    Racial/Ethnic Background

    • African-American 20%
    • Caucasian 39%
    • Hispanic 32%
    • Other 8%

    Formal & Informal Assessments
    We monitor our students through formal and informal assessments in the areas of reading, writing, and math. From those assessments, we determine needs and the next steps for instruction. These assessments are given on a regular basis, and individualized instruction occurs to meet the needs of all students.


    Areas of Strength

    1. Positive and Warm Climate
    2. On-going staff development
    3. Small group and individualized instruction
    4. Pre-K Instruction
    5. Literacy and Math Curriculum Support
    6. Weekly team meetings
    7. Teacher reflection

    Areas of Limitation

    1. Parent Involvement
    2. Lack of student literacy experiences at home before coming to school
    3. Lack of books in the home
    4. Lack of Spanish / English fluency
    5. Loss of learning retained over summer
    6. Lack of financial resources