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About Our School

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Rancho-Starbuck is located in the unincorporated area of Whittier and its journey began in 1958.  If It Is To Be, It Is Up To Me is our motto and , Developing Character, Passion and Academic Excellence for All Students is our mission.   We are proud of our dedicated staff who go above and beyond for our students and we have a wonderful, caring school community.  Great staff, great kids, great parents!!


Rancho-Starbuck serves 775 7th and 8th grade students. 


Rancho-Starbuck students are called to live by the REACH principles of responsibility, effort, attitude, character and honor. Students are rewarded through our REACH program. The pep assemblies are something to see!


Our plethora of programs are designed to meet the needs of all students. Some of our outstanding and award winning programs include:

  • Flex - our intervention during the school day
  • REACH - reward program
  • Power Start - before school tutoring
  • Drumline - after school competitive team
  •  Visual and Performing Arts programs
  • STEM courses including coding and audio engineering
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • After School Sports - 3 competitive seasons
  • Honors Courses
  • ASB - leadership class and campus leader opportunities
  • Science Olympiad
  • Junior Achievement
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