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Rochester/Rochester Hills MI

Rochester/Rochester Hills is a lovely community that has something for everyone! The downtown area is very quaint, with boutiques, knitting shops, bike shops and lots of wonderful restaurants. Downtown Rochester is known for its shopping and restaurants, but especially for its Christmas lights starting in late November through the first of January. It is truly a spectacular sight that brings many visitors to the community to marvel at the lights.

Rochester is also known for its many outdoor activities! Thelma G. Spencer Park includes a lake with a beach area, boat rental, paths for walking and bicycle riding and recreational facilities. Borden Park is a notable location for athletic activities. It includes five soccer fields, lighted athletic fields, roller hockey rinks, pickle ball and tennis courts, batting cages along with other sports venues. Residents enjoy the walking path which traverses through the city. The nearby Paint Creek Trail is situated in a scenic wooded area along a stream. The close by Stony Creek Loop is located in a grassy meadow. Stony Creek Metropark Trail is a beautiful area which was formerly the estate of the Sheldon Family

Rochester Hills Attractions

• Bloomer Park
• Meadow Brook Hall is an impressive Tudor-revival style mansion situated at Oakland University
• Yates Cider Mill features a petting farm and pony rides
• Historic Stoney Creek Village
• Family Festival
• The Rochester Hills Museum is located at the historic Van Hoosen Farm which also includes a 
• pioneer schoolhouse and the Van Hoosen Farmhouse
• Sloan Museum
• Walter P Chrysler Museum
• The Rochester Library

School district

Rochester schools has a A+ rating for 2022 best schools award. Their rankings nationally and statewide are as follows:

Nationally

Best School District in America- they ranked #228 out of 10,772 schools.

Best School District in America for Athletes, they ranked #429 out of 10,801 schools

Statewide

Best School District in Michigan, they ranked #10 out of 556 schools.

Best School District for athletes in Michigan, they ranked #21 out of 571 schools

Higher Education

Oakland University

Oakland Community College

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