Las Cruces High School

Las Cruces High School serves 1,669 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NM average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Las Cruces High School operates within the Las Cruces School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

School Overview

The student population of 1669 students has declined by 29% over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,669 students
Las Cruces High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Las Cruces High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Las Cruces High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Las Cruces High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Las Cruces High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
1%
Las Cruces High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
74%
61%
Las Cruces High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
3%
2%
Las Cruces High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
21%
25%
Las Cruces High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Las Cruces High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.41 0.38
Las Cruces High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
39%
61%
Las Cruces High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Las Cruces High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,362 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,818 is less than the state average of $16,798. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,031 is less than the state average of $17,733. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Las Cruces School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
1
Number of Students Managed 24,362 340
Las Cruces School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 72%
Las Cruces School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $244 MM $9 MM
Las Cruces School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $250 MM $9 MM
Las Cruces School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,818 $16,798
Las Cruces School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,031 $17,733
Las Cruces School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Las Montanas Charter (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lynn Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Valley View Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Roswell Valley View Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 498 students915 East California Ave
    RoswellNM 88203
    (575)527-9586
    0.5KG-5498
  • Las CrucesConlee Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 554 students1701 Boston Dr
    Las CrucesNM 88001
    (505)527-5800
    0.9PK-5554
  • Las CrucesUniversity Hills Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 387 students2005 South Locust St
    Las CrucesNM 88001
    (505)527-5800
    0.9PK-5387
  • Las CrucesLas Montanas Charter
    Charter School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 204 students201 East Lohman
    Las CrucesNM 88001
    (505)527-5800
    1.19-12204
  • Mesilla ParkMesilla Valley Alternative Middle School
    1.2 miles400 West Bell
    Mesilla ParkNM 88047
    (505)527-6059
    1.2n/a

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