I just graduated from RCHS in June and just want to say that being at this school was probably one of the greatest experiences in education so far. The teachers are excellent there and the programs such as band, drama, choir, ROTC, and others are well respected throughout the community.Compared to the other schools in the city, Rancho has the highest diversity rate there.
Moved here from South Africa, had a choice between RCHS and Los Osos, glad we went with RCHS! Excellent staff and counselors!!
Rancho Cucamonga HS is a wonderful school,clean,safe,very talented students,very talented teachers
Love this school ! A very talented and gifted school. Clean, safe environment and located in the exclusive area of Rancho Cucamonga!
I work with kids from many of the local high schools - listening to them describe their h.s. experiences - Rancho is always spoken about with pride. My own 3 kids graduated from RCHS after having being very involved and as a parent I was very pleased. The Rancho Admin. strives to give their students a high academic experience as well as a large variety of social & extra curricular experiences. The ASB works very hard to involve all the students on campus to give each student a positive journey thru H.S. Rancho is a wonderfully diverse high school. Many different races co-exist largely without the problems seen at other local high schools - and I credit that to the positive & hard work of the administration. My children truly benefitted by being part of this campus -- Rancho is a Wonderful School!
This school is great. The teachers are awesome and the vibe the school gives off is just... amazing. It's like your high school, it's a real high school unlike many other schools. The only thing is it is really crowded, so if you can handle the crowds, go for it. Rancho's the best place to be!
This school is outstanding! My daughter is a freshman and she is doing a wonderful job. I highly recommend to send your student here rather than Los Osos High School. However, there are way to many students. But if your child can handle that then Rancho is the place to be. -Madison
In many ways, RCHS is an excellent school. They still offer many curriculums that are removed elsewhere such as drama, music, sports. However, the school is getting flooded with students and many teachers are not in-touch as they once were. Communication devices such as weekly progress reports have little effect. On-line information is available only if the teacher supports that resource.
Teachers are great, coaches are excellent, and his peers encourage him to be the best he can be! My child has really thrived at this school! He is excelling academically, involved in sports, is having the time of his life in high school! This school has been wonderful for child and parent .
I graduated from RCHS in 2001. My experience at Rancho was positive. The administration is wonderful, and extremely helpful. One specific area where this school outshines the rest is the library media services department. The library resources are outstanding and the library staff is considerate, professional, and extremely knowledgeable. It is comforting to know that if a student really wishes to succeed that there are intelligent, helpful people there to assist them.
Rancho Cucamonga High School is a great school. I'm really glad I was actually able to enroll here. I was actually supposed to be going to Alta Loma High School but when I saw the API and how beautiful the school was, I knew I had to go to RCHS. The teachers are great, the staff, the students. Everyone always try to help us students with whatever we need. I love it!
Requests for help for my flunking son have been ignored. The only contact he gets with his counselor is for disciplinary action when other students harass, antagonize and assault him and he stands up for himself. Administration is condescending, uncooperative and unable to keep the students safe. Their idea of parent involvement is to tell parents how they are disciplining their child. They do not want or consider parent input. Despite my sons' poor academic performance I have been unsuccessful in getting the school to help - not even his counselor. They don't care about your child - only their paychecks. Don t believe those average class numbers. My son has 40+ kids in his classes. School your child somewhre else.
I attend Rancho Cucamonga High School, and I can honestly say that I am proud to be graduating with the class of 2004. The principal is highly involved with the students and their lives, the events are hardly ever a disappointment, the options and extracurricular activities are vast, and the teachers have personality, which makes it easier to pay attention, and gives one more enthusiasm to please them by doing homework correctly and on time. I would recommend that everyone go there, but then it'd be more crowded with students than it already is!
My daughter graduated this past June and my oldest daughter graduated in 01. I wish I had more kids going there because it is such a wonderful school. While all schools have their problems, kids and parents that get involved is what's going to make the difference in the child's experience. Rancho offers something for every student that wants to do this with teacher and principal support.
I am a graduate of the class of 1995. Which for those of you that don't know was the 2nd graduating class. So I was there from the beginning. My experience at Rancho Cucamonga was nothing short of stellar. The faculty was extremely knowledgeable, and caring. This school has some of the best teachers I have ever had. Yes when the school first opened its doors we had a kinda rocky start being housed on another school campus and having to share two full student bodies on one school grounds, but we made it thru and once we were on our own I think things just went up from there. I think RCHS cultivates some of the smartest and strongest minds in our state. If I had it to do over agian I would not change a thing.
My son graduated in 2002 and my daughter is a junior. Our experience with the teachers and administration has been nothing short of great. My experience with everyone involved lets me know that they do care about their students. My childern were/are involved in various activities from band to sports and student government. I would recommend Rancho Cucamonga High School to anyone who asked.
My daughter graduated from RCHS and was highly involved with activites. Now my eldest son is a sophmore and I can't wait for the rest of my children to follow.
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