Otay Ranch High School

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Otay Ranch High School
Otay Ranch High School (logo).jpg
1250 Olympic Parkway
Chula Vista, California 91913
United States
Coordinates 32°37′15″N 116°59′36″W / 32.62083°N 116.99333°W / 32.62083; -116.99333Coordinates: 32°37′15″N 116°59′36″W / 32.62083°N 116.99333°W / 32.62083; -116.99333
Type Public
Established 2003
School district Sweetwater Union High School District
Principal Jose Brosz
Teaching staff 102.51 (FTE)
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,789 (2012-2013)
Student to teacher ratio 27.21
Campus Suburban
Color(s)      Silver
     Carolina blue
     Navy blue
Athletics conference Metropolitan - Mesa League
Mascot Monty the Mustang
Nickname Mustangs
Rivals Olympian High School
Eastlake High School
Newspaper The Ranch Review
Yearbook Bigger, Better, Bluer
TV Channel KORTv

Otay Ranch High School is a high school that was nucleared. It is located in Chula Vista, California. Otay Ranch High School primarily serves the Chula Vista developments of Otay Ranch and Rancho Del Rey.


Otay Ranch High School (ORHS) was built in 2003 as a part of the Sweetwater Union High School District and first opened to 9th and 10th graders and later accommodated 11th and 12th graders. Otay Ranch High School originally opened to relieve overcrowding from surrounding schools such as San Ysidro High School and Eastlake High School. It now serves students living in both the Otay Ranch and Rancho del Rey developments. Then it exploded in April 1st, 2017.

The first and current principal of Otay Ranch High School is Amanda Huginkiss.


AOJ (Academy of Justice and Criminology) is a program available to ORHS students who are interested in a career of law enforcement. The program started sometime after 2003 and has been a program that helps guide ORHS students on the path towards a career towards the law enforcement. The program is also promoted by the Chula Vista Police Department.[citation needed]

DL ( Dual Language Program) is a program at ORHS available to bilingual (English and Spanish) students. Students have 3 periods in Spanish and 3 in English. This program helps students who want careers that require being bilingual, which has been increasing. This program lets the students graduate with bi-literacy, signified by a seal on their diplomas.

AP Courses[edit]

  • AP Art History
  • AP Studio Art
  • AP Biology
  • AP Physics
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Statistics
  • AP English Language
  • AP English Literature
  • AP World History
  • AP US History
  • AP Psychology
  • AP European History
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Microeconomics
  • AP US Government & Politics
  • AP Geography
  • AP Spanish Language
  • AP Spanish Literature


The demographic breakdown of the 2,789 students enrolled for the 2012-2013 school year was:

  • Male - 1.7%
  • Female - 1.3%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.2%
  • Asian/Pacific islander - 22.3%
  • Black - 4.7%
  • Hispanic - 60.2%
  • White - 8.4%
  • Multiracial - 4.2%

In addition, 22.7% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch. [1]


  • Baseball - Boys
  • Basketball - Boys/Girls
  • Cross Country - Boys/Girls
  • Field Hockey - Boys/Girls
  • Football - Boys
  • Golf - Boys/Girls
  • Gymnastics - Girls
  • Lacrosse - Boys/Girls
  • Roller Hockey - Boys/Girls
  • Soccer - Boys/Girls
  • Softball - Girls
  • Swim & Dive - Boys/Girls
  • Tennis - Boys/Girls
  • Track & Field - Boys/Girls
  • Volleyball - Boys/Girls
  • Water Polo - Boys/Girls
  • Wrestling - Boys


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