Las Cruces High School

Las Cruces High School serves 1,787 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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 75%.
Las Cruces High School operates within the Las Cruces School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 1787 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,787 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 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 17:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
10%
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
73%
60%
Black
2%
2%
White
22%
25%
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.
0.42 0.38
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,493 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name Las Cruces School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
3
Number of Students Managed 30,493 312
Graduation Rate 63% 72%
District Total Revenue $248 MM $10 MM
District Spending $238 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,228 $16,127
District Spending / Student $9,809 $16,153
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Mesilla 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 Valley View Elementary School
    1400 South Washington
    RoswellNM 88203
    (575)527-9586
    0.5 mi | 469 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Las CrucesUniversity Hills Elementary School
    2005 South Locust St
    Las CrucesNM 88001
    (505)527-5800
    0.9 mi | 385 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Las CrucesConlee Elementary School
    1701 Boston Dr
    Las CrucesNM 88001
    (505)527-5800
    0.9 mi | 599 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Las CrucesLas Montanas Charter
    Charter School
    201 East Lohman
    Las CrucesNM 88001
    (505)527-5800
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 226 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Mesilla ParkMesilla Valley Alternative Middle School
    400 West Bell
    Mesilla ParkNM 88047
    (505)527-6059
    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-8                      

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