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Rio Rancho District and Curriculum
The Rio Rancho Public Schools District is committed to successfully preparing students for both the workforce and for further education in addition to providing students with the foundation they need to become responsible citizens. The district has one of the highest graduation rates for large high schools in New Mexico of but is looking to increase the number of students who complete high school. The challenging academic curriculum is accompanied by a successful sports program and other extracurricular activities.
We currently cover the following Rio Rancho-area school district: Rio Rancho Public Schools District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Rio Rancho District Curriculum
The Rio Rancho Public Schools are instituting the new Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics that have been approved for use in public schools in New Mexico. In English & Language Arts students learn to read, write, speak and listen as they become fluent in the English language. To ensure that students are ready for the type of reading they may encounter in college or in the work force the coursework includes both instructional reading and literature. The skill of critical analysis is emphasized in both writing and in the demonstration of reading comprehension.
In Mathematics, Common Core Standards are focused in on a select number of math skills including computation, algebra, geometry, statistics and probability. The understanding is that if students are fully literate in the core topics within mathematics they can then apply this knowledge to master higher math, solving real world math-oriented problems, and use their knowledge in the workforce.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Rio Rancho Educational News
- ACT Explore Tests - Students enrolled in the 8th grade Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) course for students at Eagle Ridge Middle School recently took the ACT Explore tests and scored higher than the national average for the tests. AVID students are those who are in the middle academically but have made a pledge to work toward getting into college. The ACT Explore Tests are rigorous standardized tests in subjects such as English, Math, and Science.
- Academic Bowl - The Academic Bowl Team from the Rio Rancho High School Marine Corps JROTC recently made the finals of the JROTC Leadership Symposium and Academic Bowl. The Academic Bowl is sponsored by the College Options Foundation. The Rio Rancho Marine Corps team is one of only four in the United States to make it to the event final.
- Culinary Demonstrations - The Rio Rancho High School recently dedicated its new culinary arts classroom and kitchen with a culinary demonstration for attendees. The new culinary set up includes modern instructional aids such as camera and an interactive whiteboard so instructors can easily demonstrate cooking techniques while adding notes to the board. Culinary students prepared a four course meal for the board members and other dignitaries who attended the dedication.
Rio Rancho Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
Chalk Talk: Young Explorers at the British Museum
Your child can become a Young Explorer with a visit to the website of the British Museum. The Museum has a website just for kids where they can play games and create things while they learn about history. From learning how to create salt dough copies of the Lewis Chessman that found their way into Harry Potter films, to making clay Cuneiform Tablets, to coloring pictures of Buddha there are lots of things for kids to do on the website. There are even recipes for guacamole as it was eaten in Ancient Mexico, and for Chocolate Puffs from Georgian England.