Hello RAM sophomores!
Welcome back to RRHS! We are excited to start a new school year with you!
- Grades from every class count! Every credit counts toward your diploma and colleges will see every class on your high school transcript when you apply for acceptance.
- Attendance and discipline records are just as important and indicate character and responsibility to prospective colleges and employers.
- Make use of the resources available to you in order to be successful.
- Get to know your counselor, teachers and other members of the faculty and staff. Don’t wait until you have a problem to get to know them.
- We are available every day during lunchtime so please come see Ms. Affentranger and Ms. Trujillo if you start to struggle in any of your classes or need support.
Follow the instructions below, let us REMIND you from time to time about important Class of 2019 Counseling Info.
Requirements for: Diploma of Distinction
Rio Rancho Public Schools Diploma of Distinction Program is an initiative that encourages students to take challenging courses while in high school. This course of study gives students the foundation they need to succeed in a technical school, community college, university, the military, or industry. In order to be recognized with a Diploma of Distinction, a member of the Class of 2016 must meet the requirements listed below:
Rio Rancho Public Schools Diploma of Distinction requires completion of 28 credits with no grade lower than a C. Weighted course letter grades will not be adjusted.
• 4 *English credits – English 9, 10, 11, 12
• 4 *Social Studies credits – NM History/Geography, World History, US History, Economics/Government
• 4 *Science credits – Must include: Earth & Space/Conceptual Physics**; two of the following: Chemistry, Biology, or Physics: as well as one additional science elective.
• 4 *Math credits – Must include Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and Trigonometry equivalent or higher. (Financial Algebra, or Everyday Stats does not qualify)
• 2 World Language credits in the same language
• 1 Physical Education credit
• 0.5 Technology credit
• 0.5 Fine Arts credit
• 8 elective credits
• Students must have a 3.0 GPA at the end of semester 7 (the fall semester of the senior year)
• Students must take two credits of AP (Advanced Placement) courses.
*AP (Advanced Placement) or Pre-AP courses may be substituted for standard level courses (i.e., AP English 12 may be substituted for English 12).
**An alternate 9th grade science course may be substituted for incoming transfer students.
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Students in need of credit recovery can get more information here.
Secondary Learning Center - RRPS
The PSAT is coming up on October 19th. Check out this website to help you prepare and take a practice test to prepare you for the test.
Are you interested in Dual Credit? Visit the links below to help you get started.
CNM Dual Credit
Counselor for class of 2019, Last Names N-Z
Counselor for class of 2019, Last Names A-M