Taos High School

134 Cervantes

Taos, NM 87571-6163

Grades: 9-12

688 students

Taos High School serves 688 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Taos High School operates within the Taos Municipal s School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is equal to the NM state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 688 students has declined by 24% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 688 students
Taos High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Taos High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Taos High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 19:1 14:1
Taos High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
63%
60%
Taos High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
28%
25%
Taos High School White Students (1990-2013)
Two or more races
9%
1%
All Ethnic Groups Taos High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.52 0.38
Taos High School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
50%
61%
Taos High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2013)
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.
14%
6%
Taos High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,817 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,973 is less than the state average of $16,127. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,130 is less than the state average of $16,153. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Taos Municipal s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 2,817 312
Taos Municipal s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 72% 72%
Taos Municipal s School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $10 MM
Taos Municipal s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $37 MM $10 MM
Taos Municipal s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,973 $16,127
Taos Municipal s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,130 $16,153
Taos Municipal s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Taos Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Taos Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Taos Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • TaosTaos Academy
    Charter School
    125 La Posta Rd
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)751-3109
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 5-12 | 162 students                      
  • Ranchos De TaosTaos Municipal Charter
    Charter School
    1303 Paseo Del Canon East
    Ranchos De TaosNM 87557
    (505)758-5202
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 213 students                      
  • TaosChrysalis Alternative High School
    Alternative School
    522 Evergreen Ln
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)758-5202
    Alternative School

    1 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 24 students                      
  • TaosTaos Integrated School Of Arts
    Charter School
    123 Monzanares
    TaosNM 87571
    (575)758-7755
    Charter School

    1 mi | Gr. KG-7 | 140 students                      
  • TaosVista Grande High School
    Charter School
    111 Paseo Del Canon West
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)758-5202
    Charter School

    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 80 students                      

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