Rio Americano High School

Rio Americano High School, colloquially known as Rio, is an American public high school in Sacramento, California, serving students in grades 9 through 12 as part of the San Juan Unified School District. Brian T. Ginter is the principal. Tanya Bringuel and Chuck Whitaker are the vice principals.

Rio Americano students come from the surrounding areas of Arden Park, Arden Oaks, Sierra Oaks, Fair Oaks, Carmichael, Gold River, and to a much lesser extent, the La Sierra community. In recent years, more students have been transferring from other districts and areas, partly due to the shift of Sacramento High School to a charter school. Rio's two rival schools are Jesuit High School and to a lesser degree El Camino Fundamental High School because of its close proximity to the Arden Park area.

As of the 2010-11 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,629 students and 66.9 classroom teachers (on a FTE basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 26.4.

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