Red Mountain High School

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Red Mountain
Red Mountain logo
School Founded 1987
Team Established 1987
History RMHS has won the state title once and the regional title twice, and placed in the top 3 at state 9 times since the school opened
City Mesa, Arizona
Team Colors Red and Black
Principal Dr. Gerald Slemmer
Head Coach Brad Kaufman
Associate/Other Head Coach(es) Rachel Christensen
National Championships None
State Championships 1 (2013)
Regional/County Championships 2 (2009, 2013)
Region/County Location Region IV
Highest Finish First at 2013 & 2009 Regionals; First at State 2013
School Website {{{website}}}


Red Mountain High School (commonly RMHS) is a school in Mesa, Arizona. RMHS's Academic Decathlon program has finished second in Arizona on multiple instances and took the title of State Champion in 2013 after finishing with 48,408 points. From 2008 to 2017, Red Mountain also boasted the highest scoring student in Arizona State history: honors Jakob Hansen with a score of 9,252.9. Throughout its 25-year history, until the mid-2010s, the school had only two head coaches, Melissa Gambill and Brad Kaufman.

RMHS only recruits seniors and juniors to compete on their team.

Performance Chart[edit]

Year Regionals Score Regionals Rank State Score State Rank Nationals Score Nationals Rank
2017 34,180.9 8 35,075.2 13 DNQ DNQ
2016 37,688.8 5 38,489.5 10 DNQ DNQ
2015 42,005.9 3 42,206.4 5 DNQ DNQ
2014 39,097.1 4 42,499.3 5 DNQ DNQ
2013 46,734.8 1 48,408.5 1 47,793.6 6
2012 42,754.1 2 44,779.6 3 DNQ DNQ
2011 41,477.4 2 44,368.6 3 DNQ DNQ
2010 39,745.4 2 41,873.6 3 DNQ DNQ
2009 45,158.8 1 44,052.2 2 DNQ DNQ
2008 44,845.7 2 46,502 3 DNQ DNQ
2007 44,544.0 2 45,056.7 3 DNQ DNQ
2006 41,527.0 2 41,308.1 7 DNQ DNQ
2005 41,421 3 43,039 4 DNQ DNQ
2004 43,049 2 43,935 5 DNQ DNQ
2003 40,818 2 45,339 2 DNQ DNQ
2002 39,676 4 40, 644 7 DNQ DNQ
2001 32,629 8 35,758 10 DNQ DNQ
2000 41,112 4 41,402 10 DNQ DNQ

Team Records[edit]

Division Student Year Score Competition
Honors Jakob Hansen 2008 9,252.9 State
Scholastic Harrison Finzel 2013 8,835.7 Nationals
Varsity Evan Stabley 2013 7,972.9 Nationals

Champions[edit]

Honors

Year Student Competition Score
2013 William Morrison Regional 8,230
2008 Jakob Hansen State (Record) 9,253
2008 Jakob Hansen Regionals
2004 Erin Hutchinson State 9,229
2004 Erin Hutchinson Regionals

Scholastic

Year Student Competition Score
2013 Harrison Finzel Nationals 8835.7
2013 Harrison Finzel State 8689.7
2013 Harrison Finzel Regionals 8456.4
2012 Brandon Hertneky Regionals 7,436?
2011 Jon Woodmansee State 7,868.3
2011 Jon Woodmansee Regionals 7,791.9
2009 Christian Hoyt Regionals 8,452.1

Varsity

Year Student Competition Score
2013 Evan Stabley State 7,730.4
2013 Evan Stabley Regionals 7,254.1