Valencia High School

Valencia High School serves 984 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Valencia High School operates within the Los Lunas 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 984 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 984 students
Valencia High School Total Students (2007-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Valencia High School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2012)
Students by Grade Valencia High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more 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 20:1 14:1
Valencia High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2012)
American Indian
5%
10%
Valencia High School American Indian (2007-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Valencia High School Asian (2007-2012)
Hispanic
69%
59%
Valencia High School Hispanic (2007-2012)
Black
n/a
2%
Valencia High School Black (2007-2012)
White
23%
26%
Valencia High School White (2007-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Valencia High School Sch Ethnicity Valencia 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.
0.47 0.39
Valencia High School Diversity Score (2007-2012)
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.
59%
61%
Valencia High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
10%
6%
Valencia High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,574 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Los Lunas Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 8,574 589
Los Lunas Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 63% 72%
Los Lunas Public s School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $89 MM $10 MM
Los Lunas Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $92 MM $10 MM
Los Lunas Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,296 $16,127
Los Lunas Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,656 $16,153
Los Lunas 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 Century Alternative High School (5.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Valencia Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Desert View Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Los Lunas Desert View Elementary School
    49 Camino La Canada
    Los Lunas , NM , 87031
    (505)866-8231
    1.3  mi  |  441  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Los Lunas Valencia Middle School
    22 Marlink Rd
    Los Lunas , NM , 87031
    (505)866-8231
    1.9  mi  |  546  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Tome Tome Elementary School
    46 Chacon Rd
    Tome , NM , 87060
    (505)866-8231
    2.7  mi  |  470  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Los Lunas Ann Parish Elementary School
    112 Meadow Lake
    Los Lunas , NM , 87031
    (505)866-8231
    4.1  mi  |  415  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Los Lunas Valencia Elementary School
    111 Monica Rd
    Los Lunas , NM , 87031
    (505)866-8231
    5.3  mi  |  348  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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Did You Know?
Los Lunas, 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 0.44, which is higher than the New Mexico average of 0.37. The most diverse school in Los Lunas is Home Hospital. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Mexico or national school diversity statistics.