RAMONA HIGH SCHOOL

 

2017-18 School Profile

CEEB Code:  052670

Address:  7675 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA  92504                         Phone:  951-352-8429

Enrollment:  2,163         Website:  http://ramona.riversideunified.org Fax:  951-328-2532

Principal:  Victor Cisneros                        Assistant Principal of Guidance:  Charles Hyde                     

Counselors:  Janelle Brayley, Stacy Ivery, Mark Lim, Amie Pizzica, Vanessa Rabing

 

 

The School and Community:

Opened in 1956, Ramona High School is one of five comprehensive public high schools in the Riverside Unified School District.  Ramona High School has a culturally diverse population that is 79% Hispanic, 4% Black, 2% Asian, 12% White and 2% Other.  Approximately 84% of our students receive free/reduced lunch. 30% participate in Ramona’s college readiness program called AVID.  For many years, Ramona has been designated as a “National Demonstration School” for its AVID program which prepares first generation, underrepresented students for higher education.

Located in the Inland Empire region of Southern California, the city of Riverside enjoys a diversified economic base.  With a population of approximately 316,000, the city is surrounded by various educational institutions such as the University of California, Riverside, California Baptist University, La Sierra University and Riverside Community College.  Ramona High School is accredited by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges).

 

 

The Program:

·          16 AP Courses (American Government, Biology, Chemistry, Calculus A/B, Calculus B/C, Computer Science, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, European History, Human Geography, Physics, Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics, and U.S. History)

 

·          13 Honors Courses (American Literature, Biology, Chemistry, French, Economics, Introduction to Literature, Physics, Spanish, U.S. History, World History, World Literature, Wind Ensemble, Math 3 Accelerated)

SAT Score Averages (2017 College-Bound Seniors)

Ramona High School

English          Math            Total

499                   494               933

Riverside District

English        Math   Total

527              520           1047

State of California

English   Math     Total

535         530            1065

Nation

English   Math      Total

538              533         1071

 

Ramona High School ACT Score Averages (2017 College-Bound Seniors)

  English

School:  18.1

State:  22.5

Nation:  20.3

Math

School:  20.3

State:  22.7

Nation:  20.7

Reading

School:  19.4

State:  23.1

Nation:  21.4

Science

School:  19.4

State:  22.2

Nation:  21.0

Composite

School:  19.5

State:  22.8

Nation:  21.0

 

AP Data (Ramona Campus Score Summary)

 Student

Population 16/17

# of AP Sections

# of AP Students

# of AP Testers

2016/17 Ramona

AP Participation

2,081

26

408

720

19.6%

 

Number of Ramona AP Scores

        Score of  1

  Score of 2

  Score of 3

   Score of 4

 Score of 5

% of Students with 3-5 Score

           203

         268

         158

        64

         27

        34%

 

 

 

 

Special Programs:

·         Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a four year college readiness program designed to motivate students to seek a college education, teach them necessary study skills, and provide tutorial assistance.  Underrepresented and/or socio-economically disadvantaged students with academic potential are eligible for the program.  For the past ten years, Ramona’s AVID Senior classes receive an average of over 3 million dollars in financial aid every year.  Since 2006, an average of 97% of our AVID seniors have been admitted to one or more four year colleges and universities.

·         Ramona Arts Magnet mentors aspiring young artists in singing, dancing, acting, visual arts, piano, guitar, strings, and instrumental music.  Ramona’s magnet arts program builds and strengthens each student’s creative talents, imagination and character while providing them both the traditional high school and arts conservatory experiences they need to compete globally both in college and in their chosen career.

·         Health and Bio-Science Academy (HBA) is a career technical education preparing students for healthcare professions and postsecondary education/opportunities.  Students participate in job shadowing, mentoring, guest speakers and fieldtrips while earning articulated college credit.

·         Ramona U is a highly successful program designed to help students recover the credits needed to earn a high school diploma, make up courses for admission into California public universities, and move on to the next phase of their lives.  Ramona U students learn that success and new opportunities exist through goal setting and perseverance.

·         MCJROTC is a Junior ROTC program that develops the leadership and character of the cadets while instilling an understanding of the responsibilities of citizenship.

Rank/GPA Calculation:

·          Rank is weighted in extra points given in designated Honors and all AP courses.  It is calculated using the grade point average of all marks earned in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12.

·          Beginning with grade 9, all subjects, whether passed or failed, are included in the computation for grade point average (GPA).  A minimum of 220 credits is required for graduation.  Designated AP and Honors courses are weighted by one point.

Post High School Placement

Awards and Distinctions, (2010-2017)