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November 11, 2019
2020 Kindergarten Parent Information Night

Parents interested in enrolling their students in kindergarten for the 2020-21 school year can join us at 6:30 p.m. on January 29, 2020 for Kindergarten Parent Information night. 

October 29, 2019
Water testing at district buildings

The City of Royal Oak recently released a public advisory detailing levels of lead in some of the city’s water. According to the statement, which explains the testing of tap water in homes with lead service lines, “eight of the 30 sites tested exceeded the concentration levels of 15 parts per billion” and “this exceedance is not a violation of the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act.” None of the eight sites that exceeded the Action Level were located at a school district facility. All buildings in the district are regularly tested for lead and copper levels.

October 11, 2019
Oak Ridge, Keller hosting ribbon cutting ceremonies for the community

Join us on Thursday, October 17 as we host ribbon cutting ceremonies and self-guided tours for the updated spaces of Oak Ridge and Keller Elementary schools.

September 30, 2019
Cultural Competence Engagement Committee Dates 2019-20

The Royal Oak Schools Cultural Competence Engagement Committee has set meeting dates for the 2019-20 school year.

July 30, 2019
Find school supply lists here as they become available

Some schools publish school supply lists on the website as they become available. Find them here!

July 12, 2019
School auction items for bid on July 16

With new furniture and equipment coming in with the bond work, older school items are up for sale! Anyone can place bids in the auction for used furniture and storage options. The auction will take place Tuesday, July 16. Winners must pick up their items on Wednesday, July 17 or Thursday, July 18.

May 24, 2019
Oakland Elementary to host summer food program, activities

This summer, Oakland Elementary will be a Meet Up and Eat Up location, providing breakfast and lunch to those 18 and under. 

May 2, 2019
Transportation Analysis & Review

In an effort to provide the most up-to-date information regarding costs and impacts of a general education transportation program for Royal Oak Schools, and bring that updated information to the community, the Board of Education spent the April 11, 2019 discussion meeting exploring the topic. 

March 14, 2019
Royal Oak Schools 2019 summer learning and sports camps

Find more information below about summer sports camps, latchkey and learning opportunities.

February 18, 2019
Cultural Competence Engagement Committee meeting rescheduled for March 6

As an evolution of the “Forward Together: Cultural Competence Planning” initiative which began in 2016, Royal Oak Schools is launching a new cultural competence engagement committee. The group will serve as an advisory committee of community members, students and staff to discuss and improve the district’s cultural competence work. Learn more here

February 12, 2019
School Closing due to Inclement Weather 2/12/19

On Tuesday, February 12, all schools in the Royal Oak Schools district are closed due to inclement weather. After-school events and all Adult Education courses at Churchill are also cancelled. Young Oaks (latchkey) will be hosted at Addams Elementary School, 2222 W. Webster, for those registered in the Snow Day Program

February 5, 2019
School Closing-Inclement Weather 2/6/19

On Wednesday, February 6, all schools in the Royal Oak Schools district are closed due to ice and the potential of power outages. stay safe stay warm.  After-school events and all Adult Education courses at Churchill are also cancelled. Plus, no childcare at Addams for Young Oaks or childcare. 

January 23, 2019
Schools closed January 23

Schools are closed Wednesday, January 23 due to the weather. This includes Churchill Adult Education and school events. Please stay safe and warm.

November 13, 2018
Enrollment dates for 2019-20 school year

Kindergarten enrollment for school year 2019-20 begins at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. 

October 30, 2018
Royal Oak Schools financial audit receives ‘Highest Level of Confidence’

Auditors from Yeo and Yeo CPAs and Business Consultants recently gave the district’s audit an unmodified opinion, the highest level of confidence that can be received for such reports.