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9-12
Public
Fort Collins, CO
Students enrolled: 1,996
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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1300 West Swallow Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80526

(970) 488-7023
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April 24, 2014
Rocky is a great school. In our district this year 2 of the 4 seniors with perfect ACT scores were lobos. Honestly, I don't know what that parent was talking about, there is really not that much drug use at out school. I mean, it is a high school and some students try that stuff, but that happens at any high school. I think it is funny that people dislike having to find teachers to get help. I think it is really benificial, because out professors in college wont track us down. The thing I will warn of is that our schedule can be rigurious, but that is only if you don't pay attention to what classes you sign up for. Over all, I love my school. My mom has been thinking about moving nearer to Pouder High School, and I refuse to even consider moving. No way, once a Lobo, always a Lobo!

- submitted by a student
April 14, 2014
I am a student at RMHS and i love it! They have amazing teachers and students. They are lacking a bit though. They lack teacher assistance which is needed for many students. They will help you if you need help but you have to find the teachers, they don't find you. Overall, I highly recommend RMHS for you or your kids.

- submitted by a student
March 09, 2014
Poor programs and student support. Limited access to teachers. High student to teacher ratio Increasing drug use on campus

- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2014
Poor preparation for college Student to teacher ratio is high Limited diversity and teacher access

- submitted by a parent
February 10, 2014
I go to Rocky, and its the bomb. The best thing is that clicks arnt even a thing here. We have so many oppritunities for you to be who you are, and we do a ton of school chariety work too. Its such a great learning envoroment, and I'm so proud to be a Lobo. You really don't need to fit a mold, because we don't have one.

- submitted by a student
January 20, 2014
I hate this school i go here now and if you arnt a jock or known around school your practically just tossed aside. I have a horrible attitude on life because of this school. If i knew it was gonna be like this. I would of gone to another school.

- submitted by a community member
October 10, 2011
I am a Junior at RMHS, my freshman year, I was clinically depressed and ended my first semester with a 1.9 GPA. I am appalled upon finding this site that negative reviews have been given to Rocky. Many of my teachers, and even random students went well out their way to show love and to show support for me. While yes, there are many opportunities for AP classes and the school is geared towards school spirit. Who isn't? It's not to say the school "Higher Authority" ONLY cares about them, if you fall behind you are not indefinitely "screwed". Since my freshman year I have been an All-A Student. I love being able to show off my 3.75+ GPA. I could not have been able to make the recovery from being a bad student if it were not for the love and care that the staff, the students, and the community gave me. Then again, you can never really base your opinions off of one review. Guess you'll have to just come see for yourself. Rocky is one place I will never regret experiencing.

- submitted by a student
April 19, 2011
Not really the best school in the world, teachers aren't very helpful and if you fall behind you are pretty much screwed.

- submitted by a student
January 11, 2011
I went to Rocky and couldn't have asked for a better experience. There were some bad seeds who tried to start fights and stuff, but fortunately, they usually got shipped out pretty quickly. The quality of education I received at Rocky is second to very few.

- submitted by a student
May 13, 2010
i went to rocky for the first semster of my freshman year and hated it. the teachers arent very helpful. the higher authority staff cares only of the students who devote their life to representing rocky. Jocks, cheerleaders, school spirit kind of people. they kicked me out a week before the first semester was over. their explanation was at first grades. then attendance. theyneglected to tell me of my transfering to PTC. i learned of the transfer from my father who says they e-mailed him and called him. again they didnt tell me anything about it.

- submitted by a parent
April 19, 2010
I am the parent of a student that went to Rocky in 2009. The school seemed good for kids who fit the mold, lots of AP and other opportunities. However, my daughter had some behavioral issues. There was little to no help for us, and instead of working with us on possibly getting her an IEP, they pushed her off to PTC. We are now at Centennial and love it.

- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2010
I currently atten Rocky Mountain High School and i hate it. I think there are better schools. You need to be in an almost perfect emotional state in order to attend this school, because they don't care about your problems. If I knew what my first year at Rocky would be like, I never would have chosen this school.

- submitted by a student
September 28, 2009
I am a former student of Rocky Mountain High, and currently attend a state university. After speaking with other people my age about high school, I realized that I was extremely lucky to attend such a great school. During my time there, we had an open and welcoming community, very few cliques, little to no gang activity, and were rated top in the state in areas of music, athletics, art, forensics, and academics. I strongly feel that Rocky is the best high school around.

- submitted by a student
September 16, 2009
Awesome teachers & programs! Love the art department.

- submitted by a parent
September 01, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2008
I go to Rocky Mountain High, I'm currently a Junior there, and I have always been happy with this school, no matter what. I love it! And Mr. Lopez is the best.

- submitted by a student
August 28, 2007
I think Rocky Mountain is the most well rounded school in the city. There is something for everyone who wants to be involved whether it be sports, music, art, business, forensics or any of the many clubs available. While it is not a IB school there are plenty of AP classes for those that want to be challenged. The block system is great for student learning and gets the kids ready for college schedules. The teachers are easy to reach and most are more than willing to help a student that wants to be helped. I would not think twice about having my child attend Rocky.

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2007
I am a former student of Rocky and must say it my time there was great, both socially and academically. The AP courses really prepared me for college, everyone got along with everyone, the teachers were amazing and there was a club/organization for everyone. I have since moved out of state to AZ, and looking at the school system here makes me realize how lucky I was to attend a school like Rocky. I attended Rocky when Columbine happened, and I can say I never once worried about my safety. Rocky faculty always put the students first, both in safety and academics.

- submitted by a former student
October 23, 2006
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- submitted by a teacher
July 18, 2006
Awesome school. Nearly every teacher I have encountered cares about each and every student and takes time out of their day to help them with things that they don't understand. The forensics team consistently dominates at state and national competitions. Top rated music program and great athletics. Wide array of AP classes (Plus some teachers are certified with the CU Gold program, so you can get credit just for taking the course!). The school is very open to new ideas and accepting of every kind of person, and there are over 50 different clubs (many of which are student initiated). Once again the teachers are very knowledgeable and caring, and I believe that students may actually learn more herein Rocky's AP program than in the IB program at other schools. The teachers are more focused on truly learning concepts than

- submitted by a student
March 02, 2006
Rocky Mountain High School is an excellent school with an excellent academic program as well as strong emphasis in the sports and arts department. The teachers at the school are compassionate and knowledgable in their subject area. The school itself is very welcoming and the students are accepting.

- submitted by a student
February 13, 2006
Rocky is one of the friendliest, most inviting school atmospheres I have entered.

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2005
Rocky is an outstanding high school with a very positive climate and great teachers. Both my kids have thrived in very different ways here--one in school leadership and the other in music.

- submitted by a parent
August 13, 2005
Rocky has provided my child a well-balanced education. There are significant AP class offerings in many subjects. The staff all go out of their way to help the kids be successful young adults. Their music program is one of the best in the district. I will not hesitate to send my other children to Rocky.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
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Rocky Mountain High School
1300 West Swallow Rd, Fort Collins, CO  80526
(970) 488-7023
Last modified Rocky Mountain High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Rocky Mountain High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top