Archbishop Riordan High School

Deadline for Application: Friday, January 11th, 2019


A Catholic Marianist high school education fosters the premise of education as a transformative process. Rooted in the courage, spirit and compassion of our Blessed Mother, graduates of Archbishop Riordan High School will become leaders and mentors in society. The Marianist spirit holds dearly the principle of the Golden Rule where students become scholars who embrace diversity, mutual respect, and lead by example. To accomplish this task, Marianist educators are entrusted to educate in the five characteristics of Marianist education that guide the mission and philosophy of our school:

Educate for formation in faith
Provide an integral quality education
Educate in family spirit
Educate for service, justice & peace
Educate for adaptation & change

Academic Performance
Students Who Graduate in 4 Years(Not Available)
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College Readiness(Not Available)
This is the percentage of students at a school that scored at least a 21 on the ACT, which demonstrates a higher level of readiness to take college level courses.
Percent of Students Meeting or Exceeding State Standards: English Language Arts / Literacy0%
Percent of Students Meeting or Exceeding State Standards: Mathematics0%
Students Enrolled in Courses Required for UC/CSU Admission0%
Graduates Who Completed All Courses Required for UC/CSU Admission0%
Students Enrolled in AP Courses 0%
School Culture
Support for Academic Learning0%
Knowledge and Fairness of Discipline, Rules and Norms0%
Sense of Belonging (School Connectedness)0%
School Safety
Parents: Feel school grounds are safe0%
Students: Feel school grounds are safe0%
Staff: Feel school grounds are safe0%
School Fit
Student to Teacher Ratio25
This is the average number of students that is in each classroom. Use your current class as a reference point. Are you comfortable learning and contributing in a class this big? Would you prefer a class that has fewer students or more students?
Total Enrollment642
This tells us the total number of students that attend the school. Use your school as a reference point. Would you like a school that has fewer, more, or about the same number of students in your school?
Black 6.85%
American Indian / Alaskan .47%
Asian 8.88%
Filipino 0%
Hispanic 27.26%
Pacific Islander 1.4%
White 27.1%
Two or More Races 28.04%
This tells us about the racial and ethnic backgrounds of the students that attend the school. Is it important to you that there is diversity in your high school? Are you more comfortable being around other students that have a similar racial/ethnic background as you?
School UniformSchool Uniforms
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General Information
School TypePrivate
Application Requirements(Not Available)
Selections(Not Available)
Grades Served9 - 12
Daily Schedule(Not Available)
Courses Offered
A - History / Social Science CoursesAP European HistoryAP United States HistoryAP US Government and PoliticsAP World HistoryEarly World HistoryModern World HistoryUnited States HistoryUS Government
B - English CoursesEnglish Language and CompositionEnglish Literature and CompositionFilm and LiteratureIntroduction to CompositionIntroduction to Literature and CompostionIntroduction to Literature HonorsSenior Composition/LiteratureSenior Literature and CompositionShakespeareWorld Literature/CompositionWorld Literature/Compositon Honors
C - Math CoursesAdvanced AlgebraAdvanced Algebra HonorsAlgebra 1Algebra 1 HonorsAlgebra 1aAlgebra 1bAlgebra 2Algebra 2/TrigonometryAP Calculus ABAP Calculus BCFunctionsGeometry (Modern or Plane)Math AnalysisModern Geometry HonorsPre-CalculusStatisticsTrigonometric FunctionsTrigonometry
D - Lab Science CoursesAnatomy & PhysiologyAP ChemistryAP Environmental ScienceAP Physics C: MechanicsBiologyChemistryChemistry HonorsConceptual PhysicsConceptual Physics HonorsGeologyHonors ChemistryPhysics
E - Language CoursesAmerican Sign Language 1American Sign Language 2American Sign Language 3American Sign Language 4AP French Language and CultureAP Spanish Language and CultureFrench 3Italian 1Italian 2Italian 3Italian 4Mandarin 1Mandarin 2Mandarin 3Mandarin 4Russian 1Russian 2Russian 3Spanish 2Spanish 2 Native SpeakerSpanish 3Spanish 4Spanish I Native Speaker
F - Visual / Performing Arts CoursesAdvanced Video ProductionAP Music TheoryArt 1Art 2Art 3Art 4Concert BandDigital Video Art Theory and PracticeInstrumental Music EnsembleIntermediate BandIntro to ActingJazz BandTheatre Arts 1Twentieth Century Music
G - College Prep CoursesAP EconomicsAP PsychologyComputer ProgrammingDigital MediaEarth ScienceEcologyEconomicsEnvironmental ScienceGeographyGlobal Ethnic StudiesGraphic Design 1JournalismLife IssuesModern American Social HistoryPhysical SciencePsychologyScripture & SacramentsWorld Religions
AP CoursesAP EconomicsAP English LanguageCalculus ABCalculus BCChemistryEnglish Literature and CompositionEnvironmental ScienceEuropean HistoryPhysics CSpanish LanguageStatisticsUS Government and PoliticsUS HistoryWorld History
Other Classes(Not Available)
College and CareerCollege 10%
SportsBaseballBasketballCross CountryFootballGolfLacrosseRugbySoccerTennisTrack and FieldWrestling
ArtsArt Club
MediaDJ Club
STEMiPad Repair Club
Cultural/Ethnic Language Clubs(Not Available)
Health and Wellness(Not Available)
Life and LeadershipHeal Our World ClubKnights of Riordan (Student Ambassadors)
Parents and Community(Not Available)
OtherBBQ Club