Middle and Upper School students are required to have a laptop computer for use at RPCS. In the Upper School, students have the choice of using a laptop purchased through RPCS or bringing their own device which meets minimum requirements.

RPCS Laptop Program

US students may purchase a laptop through RPCS, which is supported by our technology office.

RPCS Lenovo Yoga Tablet PC
(2014-2015 Bundle Specifications)
 Approximate Cost: $1500
  • Intel© Core i5 processor
  • Windows 7 Operating system
  • 8GB Ram
  • 128 GB Solid State Drive
  • 12.5" FHD Graphic Display with Multi-touch- includes a stylus
  • 720p HD Camera
  • 2 USB 3 and Mini HDMI ports
  • Internal Wi-Fi card (802.11AC)
  • Symantec© Anti-Virus Protection
  • Lenovo USB Portable DVD Burner
  • Higher Ground 14" Shuttle© Carrying Case
  • Microsoft Office 2013
  • 4-Year ThinkPad + Accidental Damage
  • Protection + 3-Year Sealed Battery Warranty
  • RPCS Loaner during in-service repairs
  • Full Service On-Site hardware and software diagnostics and repair

BYOD Minimum Options

US students may bring their own device, which must meet the following minimum specifications. Students who opt for BYOD will rely on their own warranty for support.

Option A - Apple Product MacBook,
MacBook Pro or MacBook Air
Education Pricing Available at Apple Store
  • Dual Core Processor (Intel © Core i5 Processor recommended)
  • Mac OS X 10.8 - Mountain Lion
  • 8GB Ram
  • 128GB Hard Drive (Solid State drive or PCIe-based flash storage recommended)
  • Microsoft Office 2011
  • Apple Extended Care Warranty recommended
  • Display adapter to VGA for projecting on classroom projectors
Option B - Non-RPCS PC Laptop
  • Dual Core Processor (Intel © Core i5 Processor recommended)
  • Windows 7 Operating system (Windows 8 or 8.1 recommended)
  • 8GB Ram
  • 128GB Hard Drive (Solid state hard drive recommended)
  • Anti-virus protection (Symantec or McAfee recommended)
  • Microsoft Office 2010
  • 3-Year Accidental Damage Protection Warranty recommended
  • VGA port
  • HDMI or Display Port to VGA adapter for projecting on classroom projectors