Scripps Ranch High School
|Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS)|
|10410 Treena Street
San Diego, California
|Type||Public high school|
|Grades||9 - 12|
|Average class size||27|
|Color(s)||Cardinal Red, White and Navy Blue|
|Average SAT scores||1665 (Overall)|
|Newspaper||The Falcon Flyer|
Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS), located in Northeast San Diego, California, United States, serves the Scripps Ranch community as well as students participating in the Voluntary Enrollment Exchange Program (VEEP) bussing program of the San Diego Unified School District. It is a National Blue Ribbon School and a California Distinguished School. This school received an overall rating of 10 out of 10 from greatschools.org.
- 1 Students
- 2 Athletics
- 3 Academics
- 4 Clubs and organizations
- 5 Controversies
- 6 Notable alumni
- 7 References
- 8 External links
The average class size is 27. SRHS accepts students from Thurgood Marshall Middle School, choiced-in Wangenheim Middle School, and VEEP students. As of the most recent school year, 95% of graduating seniors will be attending college with the remainder serving in the military.
The ethnic breakdown is 47% Caucasian, 26% Asian, 17% Hispanic, 6% African American, 3% Multiracial, and 1% Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.
- Fall: Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Women's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Volleyball, Men's Water Polo, Marching Band
- Winter: Roller Hockey, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Women's Water Polo, Wrestling
- Spring: Badminton, Baseball, Golf, Men's Tennis, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Men's Lacrosse, Women's Lacrosse, Track, Men's Volleyball
- Non-seasonal: Cheerleading, Dance Team
List of CIF championships
|Boys Cross Country||1993, 1994|
|Girls Cross Country||1995, 1997|
|Field Hockey||1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014|
|Roller Hockey||2003, 2004, 2005|
|Boys Lacrosse||2010, 2011|
|Softball||1996, 1998, 1999|
|Boys Track and Field|
|Girls Track and Field|
|Boys Volleyball||1994, 2003, 2006|
|Girls Volleyball||1996, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2010|
|Boys Water Polo||1999, 2010, 2013|
|Girls Water Polo|
In 2012, 98% of students passed the CAHSEE (California High School Exit Exam) in the English-Language Arts portion and 96% passed the Math portion of the test.
Standardized test scores
For 2012, the base API score was 900, growing from a score of 883. Based on the 2011 API results, Scripps Ranch is a top performing comprehensive high school in the San Diego Unified School District, and the highest performing comprehensive high school in San Diego County, surpassing several fellow schools.
Advanced Placement and Honors
SRHS offers a variety of AP as well as honors classes in the sciences, world languages, arts, social studies, and English. AP and honors classes are weighted on a 5 point scale.
SRHS offers several language programs including Spanish, French, ASL, and Japanese. AP level classes are available in both Spanish and French. Honors is no longer available for fourth year Japanese, Spanish, and French. The world language program also has a blog showing the central information and events going on in SRHS language department. All classes are available for 3 year study or more, except for ASL with only first and second year courses available.
A record of responsible citizenship must be maintained. Out-of-class preparation to reinforce, extend and enrich school experiences is expected of all students as part of their effort to succeed in their studies. Students must earn a total of 44 semester credits in grades 9-12. One credit per semester is earned for each course satisfactorily completed. A grade point average of 2.0 or higher is required of all graduates. Grade point average is computed on the basis of A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, F=0.
In addition, Seniors must complete a Senior Exhibition project and deliver a presentation before they graduate.
95% of students attend some form of post-secondary school education. More specifically, according to the school principal, "60% of our students will be attending a 4-year university, 35% are going to a 2-year college and 5% will be serving their country in the military or pursuing other post high school options."
Clubs and organizations
Scripps Ranch High School's student-produced newspaper is the Falcon Flyer and yearbook is known as the Legend. It is also home to a number of other limited release publications such its award-winning yearly Literary Magazine, The Ascent.
In 2013, 31 students were suspended from the school after a video surfaced of students "Twerking" while using school video equipment. The incident received international attention and resulted in a settlement between the district and the suspended students. Some criticized the punishments as not justified and too harsh.
SRHS' alumni include three significant actors as well as two major athletes as of 1993, its opening year. Some of the notable alumni include:
- Adam Brody - actor (Class of 1998)
- Jerad Anderson - actor (Class of 1999)
- Kellen Winslow II - National Football League tight end (Class of 2001)
- Kyle Mooney - Saturday Night Live cast member (Class of 2003) 
- Chad Ruhwedel - National Hockey League defenseman for Buffalo Sabres (Class of 2008)
- SAT Scores in CA
- SRHS Foundation Information[dead link]
- School rating
- Average class size
- School ethnicities
- Intel ISEF winners
- National Merit Scholarship winner
- School profile
- Student Handbook
- Student Handbook
- Student Handbook
- List of CIF-San Diego Champions
- CAHSEE results
- School API
- SAT Scores
- SAT Scores in CA
- AP Classes
- Language courses
- Graduation prerequisites
- More graduation stuff
- College attendance percentile
- Mock Trial
- Adam Brody
- Jerad Anderson
- Kellen Winslow II