About Us

Located in east Chula Vista in south San Diego County, Rancho Del Rey Middle School (RDM) is one of eleven middle schools in the Sweetwater Union High School District. RDM opened in July of 1997 and is currently home to over 1700 culturally and ethnically diverse seventh and eighth graders. Our school is characterized by unique scheduling, with a rotating block schedule, cross-disciplinary planning, exemplary instructional delivery, and a climate that is fresh, exciting, and productive.

RDM teachers are inspired by a shared belief that every child is capable of succeeding in a rigorous core curriculum.  Our staff members strive to provide a high-quality, dynamic, school culture that addresses the physical, social, emotional, and academic health of your teen. Working within Professional Learning Communities, every adult on campus is focused on providing a safe and stimulating learning environment where all students can benefit from our standards-based education.  We are the proud recipients of multiple awards that recognize student performance, teacher excellence,  and our dedication to providing you the best public middle school in our region.