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Parent Education



We offer guest speakers throughout the year who present on important and relevant topics. Examples are "Social Media", "Nutrition and Health", "Bullying", "Current Trends with Teen Drug Use", and "Positive Communication with your Teen".

Handouts and power points available.

Parent Partnership Classes

This program is held in the fall and in the spring for five mornings from 9:00 – 10:30 am. The curriculum is based on the “10 Education Commandments for Parents.”  The classes are taught in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.  


Informational Flyer

Powerpoint Presentations

  • Class 1 – School involvement and helping your student study. (English, Spanish, Vietnamese)
  • Class 2 – Grades, school organization. (English, Spanish, Vietnamese)
  • Class 3 – Graduation, college. (English, Spanish, Vietnamese)
  • Class 4 – Supporting academics, college preparation. (English, Spanish, Vietnamese)
  • Class 5 – Visualize the future. (English, Spanish, Vietnamese)

College Information Night


This is an informational meeting held in October.


Eighth Grade Parent Night


This event is held in April for all parents of eighth grade students entering Rancho from our feeder schools (Alamitos, Lake).  This is an opportunity to meet teachers and learn about Rancho and the programs available for students.


Financial Aide Night


This event is held in October for all parents who would like to learn how to complete the Financial Aid form (FAFSA) to receive assistance paying for college.


Advanced Placement and Honors Night


This event is held for all parents of students who plan to enroll in Advanced Placement and honors classes.  Parents will learn how to help their students prepare for advanced classes and how to support them in their advanced classes.


 Roadmap to College

This is a district event held at Rancho in March. There is a Resource Fair combined with many speakers related to life after high school and the road to college.