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* Offers Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) special program
** Offers Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) & Gifted Academy special programs
*** Offers Adult Education program

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Ellis Families

At Ellis Elementary School, we put students first. Our vision is to provide a first-class public education for Rockford families.

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Meet the Principal

John Schmelzer

Parents are a valuable partner in the education of their children. I know you put a lot of trust in us when you send your children to school each day. We won’t let you down. Their success is our success. I look forward to working with you and your children at Ellis.
John Schmelzer

District

By The Numbers

27,737

Students Enrolled

70

Spoken Languages

2,200

Early Childhood Students

5

Special Programs

15

College and Career Academy Pathways

323

Student Ambassadors