4540 American River Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95864
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Rio Americano High School serves 1,945 students in grades 9-12.
Rio Americano High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,945 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Rio Americano High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Rio Americano High School's student population of 1,945 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,945 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
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School Rankings

Rio Americano High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Rio Americano High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3022 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
19%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
62%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
97%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rio Americano High School's ranking?

Rio Americano High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest graduation rate (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Rio Americano High School?

The graduation rate of Rio Americano High School is 97%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend Rio Americano High School?

1,945 students attend Rio Americano High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

62% of Rio Americano High School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Rio Americano High School?

Rio Americano High School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Rio Americano High School offer ?

Rio Americano High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Thanksgiving Break - No School
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break (No School)
April 03, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break - No School
April 03, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School
June 06, 2023 (Tuesday)
Last Day of School
June 06, 2023 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,945 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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