Las Cruces High School

Las Cruces High School serves 2,313 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Las Cruces High School operates within the Las Cruces Public s School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 2313 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 124 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,313 students
Las Cruces High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 124 teachers
Las Cruces High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Las Cruces High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 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
Las Cruces High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
10%
Asian
2%
1%
Las Cruces High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
71%
59%
Las Cruces High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
2%
2%
Las Cruces High School Black (1990-2012)
White
22%
26%
Las Cruces High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Las Cruces High School Sch Ethnicity Las Cruces High 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.
0.45 0.73
Las Cruces High 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.
43%
61%
Las Cruces High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2012)
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.
4%
6%
Las Cruces High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,620 students has grown by 26% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name Las Cruces Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
3
Number of Students Managed 30,620 380
Las Cruces Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 63% 72%
Las Cruces Public s School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $248 MM n/a
Las Cruces Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $238 MM n/a
Las Cruces Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,228 $0
Las Cruces Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,809 $0
Las Cruces 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 Las Montanas Charter (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Messilla Valley Alternative Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Valley View Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Roswell Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Valley View Elementary School
    1400 South Washington
    Roswell , NM , 88203
    (575)527-9586
    0.5  mi  |  501  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Las Cruces University Hills Elementary School
    2005 South Locust St
    Las Cruces , NM , 88001
    (505)527-5800
    0.9  mi  |  354  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Cruces Conlee Elementary School
    1701 Boston Dr
    Las Cruces , NM , 88001
    (505)527-5800
    0.9  mi  |  569  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Cruces Las Montanas Charter
    Charter School
    201 East Lohman
    Las Cruces , NM , 88001
    (505)527-5800
    Charter School
    1.1  mi  |  300  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Mesilla Park Messilla Valley Alternative Middle School
    400 West Bell
    Mesilla Park , NM , 88047
    (505)527-6059
    1.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
Las Cruces, 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 0.40, which is higher than the New Mexico average of 0.37. The most diverse school in Las Cruces is Mesilla Valley Rtc. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Mexico or national school diversity statistics.