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Students will be challenged to become college and career ready and life-long learners. The El Rancho Unified School District will actively partner with the community as its leading educational institution that provides a technology rich and innovative learning environment for all students.

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This is the first year Ellen Ochoa Prep Academy has hosted students from the school Jiamusi No.1 High School from China. We are looking for families of Ellen Ochoa Prep Academy students who would be interested to host high school international exchange students' age 16-17 boys, girls and adult teachers for approximately two weeks. For more detail information including compensation rates and to schedule a home site review and family interview, please contact: Jenny, cell (626) 417 - 9957

Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 22 - Oct. 26,2018

Red Ribbon Week starts on Monday 10/22 and ends on Friday 10/26. On the Monday 10/22 we ask that students dress-up as their Kindergarten Self. On Tuesday 10/23 we ask that students dress up as their 5th Grade Self. We ask that on Wednesday 10/24 students dress up as their Middle School Self. On Thursday 10/25 we ask that students dress up as their "Senior Self". Lastly we ask that on Friday 10/26 students dress up as their "Future Self".

Parent Conferences on Thursday, October 11, 2018 1:00pm- 3:00pm and 5:00pm -7:00pm/ Conferencias de Padres el jueves, 11 de octobre.

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, Parent Conferences will be held for all grades. Students will be released at 11:55AM. Conferences will take place from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 7:00 p.m. The two time slots are available on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE basis. Please note that the 5:00-7:00 PM time slot is typically more impacted and you may experience longer wait times. Conferences focus on the student’s progress and it is valuable for the student to be present. At the same time, some conferences will be student-led conferences and it will be required for the student to be present. Our goal is for us to work together in planning for the success of your student for the remainder of this school year and for future years.

School-Wide PSAT on Wedneday, October 10, 2018

Ellen Ochoa Prep Academy 9th through 11th grade students will be taking the PSAT/NMSQT exam on Wednesday, October 10th for free during the school day. It is an important test that provides many benefits that can help students along the path to college. This is a great opportunity to show students' strengths for College and Career Readiness. The PSAT/NMSQT opens doors to college opportunities. Please click on link to see the Schedule for Wednesday, October 10, 2018