Taos High School

134 Cervantes

Taos, NM 87571-6163

Tel: (505)758-5202
Grades: 9-12

650 students

Taos High School serves 650 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
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 650 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 650 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Students by Grade Taos High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 18:1 14:1
American Indian
8%
10%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
49%
59%
Black
1%
2%
White
39%
26%
All Ethnic Groups Taos High School Sch Ethnicity Taos 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.
0.61 0.39
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.
99%
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.
n/a
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,411 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name Taos Municipal s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
4
Number of Students Managed 3,411 589
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 Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $37 MM $10 MM
Taos Municipal s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,973 $16,127
Taos Municipal s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,130 $16,153
Taos Municipal s School 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • TaosTaos Academy
    Charter School
    125 La Posta Rd
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)751-3109
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | 144 students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • Ranchos De TaosTaos Municipal Charter
    Charter School
    1303 Paseo Del Canon East
    Ranchos De TaosNM 87557
    (505)758-5202
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 212 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • TaosChrysalis Alternative High School
    Alternative School
    522 Evergreen Ln
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)758-5202
    Alternative School

    1 mi | 29 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • TaosVista Grande High School
    Charter School
    111 Paseo Del Canon West
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)758-5202
    Charter School

    1 mi | 97 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • TaosTaos Cyber Magnet High School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    213 Paseo Del Canon
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)758-5202
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    1.1 mi | 19 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Taos County, 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 0.34, which is lower than the New Mexico average of 0.39. The most diverse school district in Taos County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Mexico or national school diversity statistics.