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Rota MS/HS

About Our School

David Glasgow Farragut (DGF) Middle/High School is a secondary school for students in grades 6 through 12 located on Naval Station Rota Spain. DGF Middle/High School (also referred to as Rota Middle/High School) is a member of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Europe South District.


Since 1975, Rota High School has been an accredited member of AdvancED (formerly North Central Association). Students complete a minimum of 26 courses and exams in regular and Advanced Placement (AP) classes with an opportunity to obtain college credit.

Extracurricular activities

The DGF High School mascot and athletic emblem is aptly named the Admirals in honor of David Glasgow Farragut.

School Colors: Blue &White

Mascot: Admirals

Grades Served: 6 -12

Apprx. Enrollment: 350

DoDEA Mission

The DoDEA Mission is to Educate, Engage, and Empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

ROTA MHS Vision Statement

We empower all students at DGF ROTA MHS to learn to their maximum potential and to become productive, responsible members of a dynamic, global society. All stakeholders are committed to providing a rigorous, standards-based curriculum in a nurturing and safe environment.

School Improvement Goals

Goal 1: All students will increase their proficiency in Critical Reading through improvement in Annotating the text in all content areas.

Goal 2: All students will increase their proficiency in Math Problem Solving through use of Non-Linguistic Organizers in all content areas.