I am very happy with this school . The school also offers more than I ever imagined . It's so positive and my sons teachers have been wonderful . The electives are amazing ,REALLY ! Its like a candy store of electives you can't imagine . I can't say enough but we are very happy with , school,staff and curriculum .
I was very concerned about sending my son to Rancho due to an older posting , however the school has been wonderful . My son is very happy . The teachers are wonderful and very responsive. It has been very positive! I am very happy with the school, staff , sports available, clubs , classes ,electives, the list goes on . It is amazing how much is available at the school. Its far from just an average curriculum . I urge parents to look at this school. I just can say enough to do it justice . Also, the school is very safe.
I'm a senior at Rancho High School and I've taken the Pre-Med magnet program the past three years and a half. I absolutely love everything about it! The classes I took here look amazing on my transcript and I've gotten scholarships and accepted into the college I want to go to because of it. The AP teachers here are absolutely amazing and they are passionate in what they do. I have learned a lot from them and in return, I've passed all my AP exams. I've never felt more prepared for college and I thank all of my teachers for that.
This is a great school with a great vision. The teachers themselves are quite inspiring and not only bring education, understanding, and learning into the classroom but also amusement, thoughtful discussion, and high expectations. Furthermore, the staff here provide excellent support and are willing to cooperate. The wide variety of courses available to the students provide students to control what they want learn, when, as well as how- as an open period, online, through AIS, or just simply in the school. Lastly, the environment here is simply amazing!
My son attends this school and let me tell you that it is absolutely amazing! The expectations reach the skies and the teachers are inspiring. Although in a bad neighborhood, the school is truly a role model with many courses, a good environment, and good leadership. The staff members are quite cooperative.
Rancho is a great school and even though I'm not in the magnet program some of my friends are and apparently its great too. And for those parents who are worried about your child interacting with non magnet students there's a high possibility they will but we are not all bad. The school is not filled with gangs and drugs plus its a pretty good neighborhood. Some teachers are bad but a huge percentage are awesome and help their students. And our school dose have spirit. So don't judge rancho by rumors you heard because I go their and I know that my school ROCKS.
My child went hear for the last four years.she love this school it was great school medical magnet program.and the most of the teacher's care about you.and I all way's feld welcome at this school.
Never again will I go to this school. Nobody come here!! Drugs and bad bad kids. Bad attitudes. Involved in drugs and gangs. Please don't send child here
For all those people that say rancho is a bad school they obviously don't know anything about it. This school does have teachers that care and when I'm reading the bad reviews I'm appalled because they don't give rancho a chance they also say they have a bad neighborhood and that teachers dont really care those are rumors and anyways in every school you hear things no school is perfect and if you're one of those snotty parents then send your kid to a private school atleast rancho won't have self centered students that they believe they're too good for everyone. Overall rancho is a fair school but hey who says schools are perfect each one of them has their flaws.
My son is in the aviation magnet program and the band. He loves the school, most the teachers are excellent. The administration keeps a firm hand on the school but has a good learning environment. He has had no problems with non magnet kids and looks forward to graduating from Rancho. I do wish more parents would get involved, but the ones who do are dedicated.
My son started last yr and he loves it he is in the Magnet program for Med. I was also worried about the area but am very satisfied thus far ! Now days things happen at all schools regardless of area so with that said all parents hope we will make the right choice for our kids and so far I am happy with our decision.
My son and I am very concerned. My is going to start in Rancho magnet high school, and we are wondering about the bad neigborhood. Also my son overheard that there is a room where teachers confiscate weapons, knives.etc. I understant that there are students in a regular High school, is that true? If is so, What is the chance that my son gets involved with the students that are not in the magnet program? Can anybody answer this question? Thank you
Being an employee of CCSD and a mother of a student, it's very important for me to be very involved in my child's education. Being that my child has been an honor student since grade school, it is very important that she get the best education she can have and RANCHO has one of the BEST magent programs in CCSD. Since the first day of her freshman year I would ask my daughter how her day went and she would always reply with a positive attitude "I love it mom, I love my teachers!" With that said I knew my dauther was in the best hands of educators. She will continue the medical program at RANCHO till she graduates in 2012. Like they say NEVER judge a book by it cover because you never know what's waiting inside!!!
This school is awful, in a bad neighborhood, with little school spirit, and the teachers don't give a rat's blankety blank for the students' education. I switched my child out soon after this school year started.
the school is great i am in the aviation magnet program and it has a bad rep cause its in a bad neighborhood but the kids are great and the teachers cant wait for school to start
The school staff are great as well as the teachers...principals and administration...
The person that said they found the scool to be 'an effort to improve the overall test performance of a school at risk of losing federal funding' got it exactly right. This school may have an 'OK' magnet program, but it's fervor is not felt by the rest of the student body not in the program. School spirit is low, and so are teaching standards for the most part. I would never send my child to this school, knowing first hand as a student myself, how disappointing this school can be.
I was a little afraid of going to Rancho because of the bad neighborhood it's in, but it is actually a wonderful school. The medical program that I am in, is great! I will be there all four years :D
I find it quite pathetic that because this school is located near North Las Vegas they believe it is full of criminals and low lives. It is quite ignorant of them that they believe this area is dangerous. Take a look at the news and you can find that most school crimes occur in high end, rich areas! Rancho High School's magnet program and ROTC are nationally accredited and ranked! And the 'general population' as some like to refer to them, are students whom work hard and share a sense of school spirit. Unity, education, and safety are top prioritites in this school. I am proud to say I am an alumni from Rancho High School!
I was nervous at first sending my daughter here this year. But, the quality of the magnet prgram and the teachers have outshined any uneasiness I had. This will be a great experience for her versus the sheltered life at Green Valley.
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