- Arts - Rowland Unified is committed to strong visual and performings arts programs that begin at the elementary level. We are the only District in the region to offer a strings, jazz, marching band, mariachi band, choir and fine arts programs at elementary schools! At the secondary level, students can take part in fine art, animation, drama, band, orchestra, tall flag, drill team, choir, show choir, and digital art.
- Athletics - The intermediate schools and both high schools have exceptional athletics programs. The boys' and girls' athletic teams at both high schools are top contenders for CIF and regional championships.
- Academic Competitions - At the intermediate level, our schools compete in Math Counts, the California Math League, Science Olympiad and many other academic competitions. Each year, Nogales and Rowland High Schools sweep the regional Academic Decathlon competition. Both schools also compete in the Destination Imagination and Mock Trial competitions. Each year, Rowland High School is ranked among the best in the state for the California Math League competition.