Rancho Pico Junior High

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Welcome

 
Important Dates
  • 6th grade orientation: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 9:30 to 11:30 am in the Rancho Pico gymnasium.
    • All students with approved transfer paperwork (IDT) are welcome to attend this orientation with a parent.
    • Students from our feeder schools (Bridgeport, Oak Hills, Pico Canyon, and Stevenson Ranch) will attend with their 6th grade teachers.
  • Applications for specialty electives will be available March 6, 2020 at 3:15 pm. Please visit this page after this time for more information.

  • 6th Grade Parent Night: Thursday, April 23, 2020. More information to follow!
 

About Rancho Pico

Rancho Pico is a Junior High consisting of 7th & 8th grades. Students are placed on academic teams for the core classes of English, History, Math, and Science. Students also take a Physical Education class and an elective class. Students rotate through a block schedule with odd classes one day and even classes the next day.

School hours for Rancho Pico students are from 8:40 am to 2:55 pm with the exception of Tuesdays.  Every Tuesday is an early release day with school hours from 8:40 am to 1:50 pm.  The first day of school will be Tuesday, August 13, 2019. During the school year, the office is open from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.  Student supervision is available from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.  Summer hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am to noon or by appointment.

Student progress reports and quarter grades are posted on Infinite Campus. As a parent, you will need to set up an Infinite Campus account to view these grades.

 

 
 
Math Placement Testing
 
If your student attends a PUBLIC SCHOOL in the Santa Clarita Valley, your student will be taking our District's math placement test at their elementary school. Results will be sent to Rancho Pico. 
 
If your child attends a non-public elementary school or a school outside of the Santa Clarita Valley, please check back in mid-March of 2020 for more information .

 

Registration and Vaccination Requirements

All vaccinations including TDAP must be entered into our computer prior to registration.  Our goal is to have all immunizations entered by July 1st.  If you have received a call that you are missing vaccinations, please provide us with that information prior to July 1st.  Your registration will be delayed if we do not have your updated immunizations entered.
 
 
Student Handbook for 2020/2021
Please check back after March 6th for this document. It is currently being reviewed and updated.
 
Specialty Elective Applications
Please check back after March 6, 2020 for more information. 
 
Music Electives - Band, Choir and Orchestra 

Music Electives are yearlong music courses that can be taken in lieu of an elective. No experience or auditions are required for the following courses: Beginning and Intermediate Band, Beginning Choir, and Intermediate Orchestra. Auditions are required for placement in the following courses: Advanced Band, Advanced Orchestra, and Advanced Choir.

For information on registering for a music elective and/or auditions, please check back after March 6, 2020.

 
Infinite Campus Account Creation 
 
Infinite Campus is our district's online gradebook program. Account creation is required to be able to access student grades and reports. You can begin the process for creating your account with this link: Account Creation
 
For more information please see our district's information page found here: https://www.hartdistrict.org/apps/pages/infinite-campus
 
Bus Information
 
Bus service is offered through the city. The phone number for Santa Clarita City Transit is 661-294-7287. You can also visit their website at www.santaclaritatransit.com
 
 
School Food Information
 
Food information for our district can be found through this link https://www.hartdistrict.org/apps/pages/food-services