Mayfield High School

Mayfield High School serves 2,227 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 74%.
Mayfield 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 2227 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 116 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,227 students
Mayfield High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 116 teachers
Mayfield High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Mayfield 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 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 14:1
Mayfield High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
10%
Asian
n/a
1%
Mayfield High School Asian (1995-2011)
Hispanic
70%
59%
Mayfield High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
1%
2%
Mayfield High School Black (1990-2012)
White
26%
26%
Mayfield High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Mayfield High School Sch Ethnicity Mayfield 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 0.57
Mayfield 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%
Mayfield 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.
6%
6%
Mayfield 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 0% has decreased from 66% over five years.
School District Name Las Cruces Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
3
Number of Students Managed 30,620 385
Graduation Rate 63% 72%
Las Cruces Public s School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $248 MM $10 MM
Las Cruces Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $238 MM $10 MM
Las Cruces Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,228 $16,127
Las Cruces Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,809 $16,153
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 Alma D'arte Charter (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Picacho Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Las Cruces Picacho Middle School
    1040 North Motel Blvd
    Las Cruces , NM , 88005
    (505)527-5800
    1  mi  |  840  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Las Cruces La Academia Dolores Middle School
    Charter School
    1480 North Main
    Las Cruces , NM , 88001
    (505)527-5800
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  118  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Las Cruces Alma D'arte Charter
    Charter School
    402 West Court Ave
    Las Cruces , NM , 88005
    (575)541-0145
    Charter School
    1.4  mi  |  189  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Las Cruces Central Elementary School
    150 North Alameda Blvd
    Las Cruces , NM , 88005
    (505)527-5800
    1.6  mi  |  254  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Cruces Booker T. Washington Elementary School
    755 East Chestnut Ave
    Las Cruces , NM , 88001
    (505)527-5800
    1.7  mi  |  365  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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