Volcano Vista High School

Volcano Vista High School serves 2,187 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Volcano Vista High School operates within the Albuquerque Public s School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 2187 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,187 students
Volcano Vista High School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 113 teachers
Volcano Vista High School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Volcano Vista High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 14:1
Volcano Vista High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
2%
10%
Volcano Vista High School American Indian (2008-2012)
Asian
1%
1%
Volcano Vista High School Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
58%
59%
Volcano Vista High School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
2%
2%
Volcano Vista High School Black (2008-2012)
White
30%
26%
Volcano Vista High School White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.57 0.73
Volcano Vista High School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
19%
61%
Volcano Vista High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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.
5%
6%
Volcano Vista High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 95,423 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Albuquerque Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
169
4
Number of Students Managed 95,423 589
Albuquerque Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 62% 72%
Albuquerque Public s School District Graduation Rate (1997-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,030 MM $10 MM
Albuquerque Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,214 MM $10 MM
Albuquerque Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,736 $16,127
Albuquerque Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,652 $16,153
Albuquerque Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Great Academy (2.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Tony Hillerman Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tierra Antigua Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Albuquerque Tony Hillerman Middle School
    8101 Rainbow Blvd
    Albuquerque , NM , 87120
    (505)792-0698
    0  mi  |  953  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Albuquerque Tierra Antigua Elementary School
    8121 Rainbow Blvd Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87120
    (505)880-3744
    0.1  mi  |  650  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Albuquerque Ventana Ranch Elementary School
    6801 Ventana Rd Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87114
    (505)880-3744
    1.3  mi  |  756  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Albuquerque Sunset View Elementary School
    6100 Paradise View Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87114
    (505)880-3744
    1.5  mi  |  528  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Albuquerque James Monroe Middle School
    6100 Paradise Blvd Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87114
    (505)880-3744
    1.5  mi  |  962  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Albuquerque, NM public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.52, which is higher than the New Mexico average of 0.37. The most diverse school in Albuquerque is Highland Autism Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Mexico or national school diversity statistics.