Welcome to Rio Rancho High School, Home of the Rams!



301 Loma Colorado NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(We are located south of Northern Blvd)



Phone: (505) 896-5600
Fax: (505) 896-5902

RRHS Important Information


Principal, Millan Baca
Vice Principal, Brian Belot
Principal's Administrative Assistant, Maureen Storz x 53001
Receptionist, Patti Templeton x 53002
Attendance Clerk, TBA x 53011
Registrar, Wendy Lopez x 53004
Registrar's Clerk, Nicole Ellis x 53022
Bookkeeping, TBA x 53028
Book Room, Gabby Galindo  x 53207
Bilingual Coordinator/ELL, Hope Alcon x 53206
Food Services Manager, Amy Rodriguez x 53063
USMC JROTC, Anthony Gonzales  x 53311

Librarian, Jeff Tolley x 53008

Class of 2024
Assistant Principal,  TBA x53300 
Secretary,  Eunice Castenada x 53301
Counselor A-L, Brandi Moore x 53521 
Counselor M-Z, Elise Mont  x 53204

Class of 2025
Assistant Principal, Betty Scheppmann x 53400
Secretary to AP, Roberta Santillanes x 53401
Secretary to Music Dept, Angie Alire x 53432
Counselor A-K, Vicki Valles-Mora  x 53104
Counselor L-Z, Jabari Garrette x 53520

Class of 2026
Assistant Principal, Laura Liccione x 53100
Secretary, Karen GuinnMontoya  x 53201
Counselor A-L, Georgina McNamara x53302
Counselor M-Z, Gage Romansky x53521

Class of 2027
Assistant Principal, Elaine Gonzalez x 53200
Secretary, Patricia.Ramirez  x 53201
Counselor A-L, Lisa Martin x  53142
Counselor M-Z, TBA x 53141

Health Office:
Nurse, TBA x 53007
Health Assistant, Magdalena Perales  x53006

Special Education Services:
Site Specialist, Joey Reidhead x 53034
Site Specialist, Jessica Koppel x 53025
Secretary, Genevieve Juarros-Ibarra x 53003
Site Specialist, Gabrielle Gonzales x 53014
Transition Specialist, Brenda Garduno x 53036
Transition Specialist, Stephanie Romero
Social Worker, Michelle Hernandez x 53037
Social Worker, Vanessa Paul x 53040
Social Worker, Cindy Sanchez x 53032
Social Worker, Anna Martinez x 53039
SLP, Jean Miera x 53170
SLP, Jessica Queen x 53130
SLP, Dora Gomez
SLP, Alexis Medina
Psychologist, Dr. Hasan Anderson-Bey x 53037
Physical Therapist, Curtis Twitchell
Visual Support, Monica Manly x 53490

Campus Officers- DPS (School Resource Officers)
Ray Olesky x 53029
Chris Beck x 53035

Safety and Security, Salvador Gonzalez x 53031
Security Manager, Vince Valdez x 53023

Maintenance and Building Services:
Building Engineer,  Leonard Cordova x 53018
Custodial Services,  David Gonzalez x 53021
Maintenance, Calvin Fragua x 530541

Education Technology:
Network Support, Doug Cutshall x 53033
Ed Tech, Tamara Shepard x 53019

Director, Christopher Salas x53532

Director, Sal Gonzales x 53502
Secretary, Debbie Garcia x 53501

School Profile

Mascot: Ram

Colors: Navy Blue and Hunter Green

Grade Levels Served: 9-12

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 88.8%

Founded: 1997, by Rio Rancho Public Schools. The campus was originally built by Intel Corporation and leased back to RRPS for $1/year; it was subsequently donated to RRPS. Sports and other facilities have been added since the campus opened thanks to funding from voter-approved bond issues.

Employees: 229

  • Teachers: 148

  • Instructional Support Staff: 39

  • Non-Instructional Support Staff: 42

School Goals: Student Excellence

School Programs: Comprehensive High School featuring a strong academic program in the core subjects as well as varied and rich elective classes, outstanding athletics and fine arts programs, and a wide range of co-curricular and extracurricular activities.

Student Profile:

  • Enrollment: 2,573 (October 2022)

  • Percent Special Needs Students: 17.8%

  • Percent English-Language Learners: 3.4%

Ethnicity/Race: The percentages for each category are rounded up or down to the nearest .1 which may cause the total to slightly exceed or be below 100%. In addition, families of mixed-race heritage may now also designate their child as being of more than one race. This may cause the percentages to add up to a number that is other than 100%.

African-American: 3.3%
American Indian: 4.1%
Asian: 1.9%
Caucasian (non-Hispanic): 32.5%
Hispanic: 57.9%
Pacific Islander: 0.2%
Unclassified/unknown: 0.00%