The Best Schools
Rio Rancho is known to have the best public schools in the state. There are 4 public school districts consisting of 37 public schools in Sandoval County, New Mexico, serving 20,918 students. Additionally, 5 public charter schools, 11 preschools, and 11 private schools are available in the area. The largest school district, Rio Rancho Public School District, serves over 17,000 students. Both of Rio Rancho Public School’s comprehensive high schools, Rio Rancho High School and V. Sue Cleveland High School, are currently ranked nationally on the U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best High Schools.