Rio Americano High School

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4540 American River Dr

Sacramento, CA 95864

(916) 971-7494

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,565

Students Per Teacher: 26

Parent Reviews

17 Parent Reviews for Rio Americano High School

I grew up here went to Mariemont, Star King and had friends at both EC and Rio. I lived in Rio's district but made the choice freshman year to go to EC. Worst choice I ever made. I transfered to Rio my sophomore year and graduated from Rio best choice I ever made. Rio is like any high school it has its ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/11/12

I really love this school it has been fun going here, i am a junior and i cant wait till senior year! everyone participates in the school activites. i would say the only downfall is all of our sports fields r crowded into one small space and sometimes soccer gets in the way of softball or baseball in ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/16/11

I am a in 10th grade and I seriously think that the best choice I have done is to go to Rio. I was thinking of going to El Camino high which I live just down the street from, but I made the hard choice of leaving most of my friends and doing whats right. I knew that Rio was much better than E.C, now ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/13/10

I love this school. My son is a Junior this year and actually looks forward to going back. The teachers are very involved and I couldn't ask for more from a Public High School.

Posted by a parent on 08/13/09

As a former student at Rio i can honestly say that it is one of the best schools in the are. Most of the teachers are amazing and the over all school atmosphere is one of a kind. I'm glad i went to Rio and looking back on it now, i learned so much there that prepared for the real world.

Posted by a student on 01/09/09

Excellent Public School in Sacramento, parents shoud be grateful to have such a high school to send their kids, I am

Posted by a parent on 09/04/08

This is the best school in the area all-around. It is in one of the safest areas. It allows students to excell in their field of excellence, and helps out students that are above, below, and just average. The campus is great and there are rarely any major problems on campus. I love this school, and ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/12/08

Rio is a wonderful school with amazing opportunities for student involvement. The band/music program is exceptional. In addition to their consistent high placement or wins at local and even national competitions, the teachers inspire the kids to develop a love and appreciation for music. They emphasize ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/02/08

This a wonderful interactive school with lovely academic students and High standards

Posted by a other on 10/24/07

My second child is a Junior at Rio, my oldest child graduated in 2005. With the exception of a couple of teachers, I think this school is fabulous. The staff is very responsive, the administration is very helpful and proactive, the parental involvement isunbelievable, and the students are polite and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/06/07

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Test scores for Rio Americano High School

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Test Year: 2012
Rio Americano High School
San Juan Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Sacramento schools — Rio Americano High School is located at 4540 American River Dr, Sacramento CA 95864. 4540 American River Dr is in the 95864 ZIP code in Sacramento, CA The school district for Rio Americano High School is the San Juan Unified School District. Rio Americano High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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