About Our School

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Welcome to Rio Rancho Elementary!
4601 Pepe Ortiz
Phone: 505-892-0220
Fax: 505-892-5724

Regular Office Hours:  8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Sarah Poutsch, Principal
Maurice Ross, Assistant Principal

Mascot: Roadrunner
Colors: Royal Blue and Gold
RRES Values (PBIS): Respect, Responsibility, Effort & Safety

Bell Schedule:
First Bell: 8:55 a.m Tardy Bell: 9:00 a.m. Dismissal: 4:00 p.m. (Wed: early release at 12:45 p.m.)

Important Information:
Parent-Student Handbook
District School Board Policies
RRPS Non-Discrimination Statement (Title IX)
Discipline Matrix

Rio Rancho Elementary was built in 1974 and was the first school in Rio Rancho. RRES has expanded with new additions as our student enrollment has grown. Current enrollment is approximately 625 Kindergarten-5th grade students and a dedicated staff of about 80 people.