Weston Ranch High School

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Weston Ranch High School
4606 McCuen Avenue
Weston Ranch
Stockton, California, San Joaquin County 95206
United States
Coordinates 37°54′03″N 121°18′25″W / 37.9007°N 121.30695°W / 37.9007; -121.30695Coordinates: 37°54′03″N 121°18′25″W / 37.9007°N 121.30695°W / 37.9007; -121.30695
Type Public
Motto "Roar to Success"
Established 2003
School district Manteca Unified School District
Area trustee Eric Duncan
Principal Francine Baird
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1489
Classrooms 63
Color(s) Maroon and Gray         
Fight song Fight on, our cougar team. Our team fights on to victory! Our team, you're number one. We never quit, and get it done. Fight on! Fight on! Fight on!
Athletics Football-varsity, Football-JV, Girls Volleyball, Boys Volleyball, Boys soccer, Girls Soccer, Cross Country, Girls tennis, Girls Golf, Boys tennis, Boys Golf, Boys basketball, Girls Basketball, Wrestling (boys division and girls division), Softball (girls), Swimming, Track and field, Baseball (boys)
Mascot Cougar
Rival Lathrop High School
Newspaper The Prowl

Weston Ranch High School is a secondary school located in the Weston Ranch subdivision of Stockton, California. WRHS opened its doors in 2003. It is part of the Manteca Unified School District.


According to the 2012-13 Educational Demographics Unit (CDE) data from the California Department of Education,[1] The enrollment breakdown of Weston Ranch High School is as follows:

  • Hispanic/Latino of Any Race: 498
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native (not Hispanic): 1
  • Asian (not Hispanic) : 146
  • Pacific Islander (not Hispanic) : 9
  • Filipino (not Hispanic) : 173
  • African American (not Hispanic) : 254
  • White (not Hispanic) : 95
  • Two or More Races (not Hispanic): 5
  • Not Reported : 3
  • Total : 1,184

Academic accountability[edit]

2011 Growth API
The Growth API summarizes a school's, an LEA's, or the state's performance on the 2011 Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program and 2011 California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) tests. The API is on a scale of 200 to 1000. The 2011 Growth API is based on the performance of individual students tests administered in Spring 2011.

Weston Ranch High School's API Growth for 2011 is: 695[2]

In the 2007–08 school year Weston Ranch High School improved 36 points on their API, with a successful increase in an average of 4 points.


In its second year with a varsity team, the Varsity Football team won a share of the Valley Oak League title during the 2005–06 season. They shared the title with Manteca High School and Sonora High School. The team lost in the first round of the playoffs to Bear River High School, finishing the season 8–2, losing only to Manteca High School and Bear River High School.

During the 2005–06 season the Varsity Boys Basketball finished the season with an impressive 20–6 record after going 1–24 the previous year. It was the second season with a varsity team. The team also won a share of the Valley Oak League title, sharing it with Sonora High. The team made it to the second round of the playoffs, losing to Foothill High School of Sacramento.

In the 2006–07 basketball season Weston Ranch Varsity Boys made it to the San Joaquin Section Championship as a seventh seed.

In 2008 basketball season the Boys Varsity team went undefeated in their District and lost to St. Mary's High School to move on to the quarter-finals.

The 2010-11 boys basketball team has qualified for the CIF State Tournament.

The 2014-15 Boys Varsity Soccer team won Weston Ranch its first section title of any kind.

James Nunnally is a player that went Weston Ranch High School, before going to the University of California, Santa Barbara, and later the NBA

The Visual Arts Department[edit]

Weston Ranch's Visual Arts Department beileves that studying the arts is an essential component to educating the whole person.The Visual Arts Department offers a broad and stimulating curriculum suitable for all levels of ability and interests.Curriculum is based on the National and State Standards for the Visual Arts. All Visual Arts courses meet the UC a-g requirements.Graduation requirements include the completion of at least one year of study in either the Visual or Performing Arts.

Classes are designed to provide technical information, historical and cultural background and a myriad of opportunities to explore and develop craftmanship, aesthetics, and creativity. Studio work is supplemented with slides, videos, lectures, individual and group projects, speakers, journaling, sketchbooks, art discussions and criticism. Student work is showcased at the school during Spotlight on the Arts, and at the District Art Show and local competitions.


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  2. ^ California Department of Education

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