Rio Blanco School District Re-4 takes in the Western half of Rio Blanco County. There are approximately 535 students in the school district, with a portion of these students coming from Dinosaur, Colorado in Moffat County. Rio Blanco School District is an equal opportunity employer and teachers are recruited all over the United States.
The district employs 28 teachers, making an ideal 14/1 pupil/teacher ratio.
The teaching staff is a mixture of teachers new to the district and those that have been here for some time. Frequent inservice programs are held through Colorado Northwestern Community College, Mesa State College, Colorado State University,and the Northwest Consortium for Professional Development.
The Rangely School District is fortunate to have parents, community members and staff who are willing to volunteer to help our schools be and stay the best. Accountability is an important component of a school district and the school is a wonderful place to become involved.
The teachers and administrators have worked hard in matching their curriculum to the standards set by the State of Colorado. Parents and the community can be assured that the schools are utilizing the best resources and research to educate children. This isn't always easy with the limited funds available for schools in this state. Rangely has been fortunate to have many dedicated teachers, administrators, and staff willing to take the challenge and who make the most of every teaching opportunity regardless of limited funding.
The schools within Rangely are:
- Parkview Elementary &, Early Education Center
- Rangely Jr/Sr High School
- Colorado Northwestern Community College
- Giant Step Preschool &, Child Care