Our History


Optimistic. Respectful. Ahead of the curve. Excuse us for bragging, but again and again, our students out-perform, out-polite, out-participate their peers. And this commitment to academic excellence and deeply ingrained values begins with our youngest students.

1954     Rancho Solano Preparatory School
              founded by the Bayer and Freesmeyer
              families

1954     Inaugural opening at Missouri Campus

1979     Union Hills Campus established

1991     Greenway Campus established

2003     Gilbert Campus created

2007     Rancho Solano Private Schools joins the
              Meritas International Family of Schools

2008
     Union Hills Campus relocated to Hillcrest
              Campus

2008     The inaugural freshman class joins
              Rancho Solano Preparatory High School

2010
     Rancho Solano Preparatory High School is designated an authorized
              International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme School

2012 
    Rancho Solano Preparatory High School graduates first class in May

2012     Rancho Solano's new 6th-12th grade Ventura Campus opens in August



An RSPS Advantage...
The ACT Test assesses students' academic readiness for college. Rancho Solano seniors who tested averaged a composite score of 27. The national average is 21.  Arizona's average is 19.7.