About RCHS


Rock Canyon High School

Home of the Jaguars

To Empower, To Explore, To Encourage and To Excel in Education

Our student-centered culture practices collaborative decision making and continuous improvement in a safe, supportive environment.

  • A top 10 Colorado High School

  • Colorado John Irwin School of Excellence

  • America's Best High Schools, Newsweek's top 500 High Schools and US News and World Report's top 300 High Schools

  • Nine Boettcher Scholars

  • Twenty-eight AP Courses offered and over 1,800 Advanced Placement Exams taken annually; Rock Canyon's AP pass rate exceeds both State and National averages

  • 99.4% graduation rate with 94% of graduates continuing to college

  • Over 85% of students participate in Athletics & Activities

  • 290 students who have signed to compete in the NCAA

  • Numerous individual state and national awards in athletics and activities and recognitions for community service and service projects

  • Class of 2019: 11 National Merit Commended Students, 1 National Merit Semi-finalist, and 10 National Merit Finalists

  • Class of 2019: accepted $10.5 million in scholarships

  • Class of 2019: over 12,000 hours in community service

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