Rio Linda High School

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Rio Linda High School
Rio Linda High School Senior Square.jpg
Excellence is a Habit
Address
6309 Dry Creek Road
Rio Linda, California, 95673
United States
Coordinates 38°40′56″N 121°26′19″W / 38.682243°N 121.438515°W / 38.682243; -121.438515Coordinates: 38°40′56″N 121°26′19″W / 38.682243°N 121.438515°W / 38.682243; -121.438515
Information
Type Public 4-year
Established 1962
School district Twin Rivers Unified School District
Grades 9-12
Color(s) Black and Gold
Mascot Knight
Newspaper Knight Times
Website

Rio Linda High School is a high school located in Rio Linda, Sacramento, CA. It has an enrollment of 2,035 students. It is part of the Twin Rivers Unified School District, and was formerly part of the Grant Unified School District.

Rio Linda High School opened in 1962 and has been the one of the primary high schools for students in the Rio Linda/Elverta and Natomas Communities. It offers a wide range of extracurricular activities and academic opportunities.

Demographics[edit]

2,035 students attend Rio Linda High School. 41% of them are White, 22% are Hispanic, 13% are Asian, and 8% are African-American and 4% are Middle Eastern/Indian . 93% of the students receive a reduced price/free lunch and 19% of the student body (386 students) are English language learners. The 3 most commonly spoken languages spoken by English language learners at this school are Spanish (205 students), Hmong (86 students), and Russian (40 students) Punjabi/Urdu/Arabic (40 students)

Administration[edit]

Job Name
Principal Mr. Ed Delgado
Assistant Principal Ms. Kellie Cassidy
Assistant Principal Mr. Randy Holcomb
Assistant Principal Mr. Scott Meyers

Student Body Officers[edit]

Job Name
President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Community Service
Rallies

Rankings[edit]

In 2012, after evaluating 21,776 high schools across the nation, U.S. News & World Report awarded Rio Linda High School a silver medal. Rio Linda was ranked 1,605th nationally (top 8%) and 337th within the state of California (top 14%)[1]

Academics[edit]

Rio Linda High School offers many AP Courses including:

  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Physics B
  • AP Physics C
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Biology
  • AP English Literature
  • AP Language and Composition
  • AP Spanish Literature
  • AP Government
  • AP World History
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP United States History
  • AP Music
  • AP Studio Art

Rio Linda High School also offers many ROP and CTE Courses including:

  • 3D Design
  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Science
  • Architectural Design
  • Architectural Drawing
  • Art
  • AVID
  • Beginning Band
  • Beginning Choir
  • Concert Band
  • Concert Choir
  • Computer Applications
  • Computer Graphics
  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital Media
  • Entrepreneurship & Virtual Enterprise
  • Floral Arranging
  • Guitar Beginners & Advanced
  • Introduction to Business
  • Jazz Band
  • JROTC
  • Knights News(RLKN)(School News Program Production)
  • KRIO Radio Evolved(School 24-hour Radio Station)
  • Leadership/ASB
  • 'nightwind
  • Marching Band
  • Marketing
  • Metal Works & Welding
  • Piano Beginner & Advanced
  • Radio Broadcasting
  • Rio NYN
  • ROP Market Merchandise
  • ROP Retail Sales
  • ROP Web Page Design
  • Small Business
  • Sound Engineering
  • Symphonic Band
  • T-shirt Design and Production
  • Teacher Aide
  • Television Occupations
  • Video Production
  • Vocal Jazz

Recent graduates have attended high-ranked universities such as Stanford University, Brown University, Columbia University, CalTECH, University of the Pacific, UCLA, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, and UC San Diego.

Clubs[edit]

  • Academic Decathlon
  • Anime
  • Archery
  • Bible Club
  • Broadcasting
  • Celtic
  • California Scholarship Federation
  • Cultural Diversity club
  • Drama
  • French
  • Friday Night Live
  • Future Business Leaders of America
  • Future Farmers of America
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • Hmong Club
  • Key Club
  • Math Club
  • MECHA
  • MESA
  • Music
  • Polynesian
  • Spanish
  • Science Bowl
  • Latinos Unidos
  • Green Club
  • Spirit Club

Sports[edit]

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Wrestling

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US News and World Report". 
  2. ^ Yamamoto, Ryan (October 26, 2010). "Rio Linda High baseball star Darren Oliver to play in World Series". KXTV. Retrieved April 25, 2014. 

External links[edit]