New Futures School

Tel: (505)883-5680
Grades: 7-12

215 students

New Futures School serves 215 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
New Futures 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 215 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 215 students
New Futures School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % n/a / n/a
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
New Futures School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade New Futures School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
New Futures School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
9%
10%
New Futures School American Indian (1990-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
New Futures School Asian (1991-2011)
Hispanic
78%
59%
New Futures School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
1%
2%
New Futures School Black (1990-2012)
White
7%
26%
New Futures School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups New Futures School Sch Ethnicity New Futures School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.38 0.39
New Futures School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
98%
61%
New Futures School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
n/a
6%
New Futures School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2006)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 100,906 students has grown by 5% 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 100,906 589
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 Freedom High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Public Academy For Performing Arts (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Public Academy For Performing Arts (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AlbuquerqueFreedom High School
    Alternative School
    5200 Cutler Ne
    AlbuquerqueNM 87107
    (505)884-6012
    Alternative School

    0.1 mi | 158 students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • AlbuquerquePublic Academy For Performing Arts
    Charter School
    4665 Indian Sch Rdne
    AlbuquerqueNM 87110
    (505)880-3744
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | 346 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • AlbuquerqueEarly College Academy
    Alternative School
    6400 Uptown Blvd Ne
    AlbuquerqueNM 87110
    (505)880-3744
    Alternative School

    0.8 mi | 189 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • AlbuquerqueBel-air Elementary School
    4725 Candelaria Ne
    AlbuquerqueNM 87110
    (505)880-3744
    0.8 mi | 374 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AlbuquerqueZuni Elementary School
    6300 Claremont Ne
    AlbuquerqueNM 87110
    (505)880-3744
    0.8 mi | 442 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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