At RPS, we strive to make sure student voice is always a part of the decision-making process. Leading the charge are our three student school board representatives.
- In 2023, Richfield High School was awarded a place on the "Best Public High Schools 2023-24" list by U.S. News and World Report! This recognition is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our students, teachers, staff and the entire Richfield community. We ranked 62 out of 927 Minnesota high schools, placing us well within the top 10% in the state. We are extremely proud of this recognition and we promise to continue our commitment to excellence, growth and serving our amazing students.
- Richfield High School was named to the 2023 AP School Honor Roll for our commitment to increasing college-going culture, providing opportunities for students to earn college credit, and maximizing college readiness. In 2023, 71% of RHS seniors took at least one AP exam during high school, 25% of seniors scored a three or higher on at least one AP exam, and 6% of seniors took five or more AP exams! Read more.
- Our students have access to the Career & College Readiness Center, staffed by a full-time Career & College Readiness coordinator, whose sole job is to support and assist students in their postsecondary plans. Each year the CCR Center hosts events like job fairs, college fairs and representative visits, where students can explore the endless options available to them.
- Richfield High School has been selected as a National School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education. We are also accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, as well as the Minnesota State Department of Education.
We held our Fire & Ice coronation this afternoon Spirit Week!
Students from the RHS Band and Choir programs were recently selected to perform as members of the 2024 Tri-Metro All Conference Band and Choir.
NHS students dropped off books at R-STEM, which had been collected as part of their Book Buddy drive.
Three remarkable Richfield High School students, Leela, Sumaya and Antwane, presented at the Minnesota School Board Association conference with our former School Board Chair, Crystal Brakke and other RPS leaders.
Recently, senior Kenia Melgar-Romero presented to a group of sophomores and juniors about a summer program she participated in last year called the Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS)
Richfield High School was proud to host our first annual Powwow. The event, which was organized by students, was a tremendous success and a vibrant celebration of Native American/Indian culture.
This month Fametta Zubah, RHS Class of 2021, visited our current juniors and seniors to talk about how to be successful in college, postsecondary plans, securing scholarship funding and navigating the cost of college.
Handcrafted greeting cards and gift tags are here! Support real-life learning and job readiness for students in our Compass program by ordering handmade greeting cards and gift tags.
A group of RHS band students were recently selected to perform with University Honor Bands at the U of M - Duluth & Winona State University.
This is the second year of the Direct Admissions program at Richfield High School, and seniors are excited about the pre-acceptance offers they have received from a variety of colleges and universities.
Congratulations to senior Antwane Ruiz, who is the all-time leading scorer for the RHS soccer team.
As the snow begins to fall in the Twin Cities, we are thinking back to the warmer days of spring, when RHS students traveled to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA).
Congratulations to Teagan McCarty and Nick Foley, seniors at Richfield High School, on being named Commended Students in the National Merit® Scholarship Competition!
Our Richfield Spartans varsity football team will host a home playoff football game against St. Croix Lutheran on Tuesday, October 24, at 5 p.m. Tickets must be purchased online.
Excitement is brewing once again as Richfield High School enters its second year of participation in the Direct Admissions program, in partnership with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. As they prepare to graduate this spring, seniors at Richfield High School have the opportunity to apply to various colleges and universities for free – knowing they have already been accepted!
Our Richfield Spartans varsity football team was chosen to play at the TCO Stadium in Eagan as part of the Vikings Prep Spotlight series for their game against Hill-Murray on Friday, Oct. 13!
Richfield High School was named to the 2023 AP School Honor Roll, which recognizes schools with AP programs that are delivering results and broadening access for students.
We are proud to announce that Richfield High School has been awarded a place on the "Best Public High Schools 2023-24" list by U.S. News and World Report! We ranked 62 out of 927 Minnesota high schools, placing us well within the top 10% in the state.
The 2023 Richfield High School Marching Spartans wrapped up their season in July following 14 performances at parade contests and other special events throughout the state. They performed exceptionally well throughout the season and set school records for overall scores, placements and caption awards along the way.