Taos High School

134 Cervantes

Taos, NM 87571-6163

Tel: (505)758-5202
Grades 9-12
762 students
Taos High School serves 762 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NM average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% 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.
Taos Municipal s School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

School Overview

The student population of 762 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 762 students
Taos High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Taos High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Taos High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Taos High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Taos High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
3%
10%
Taos High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
65%
61%
Taos High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
26%
25%
Taos High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
1%
Taos High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
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.
0.51 0.56
Taos High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
42%
61%
Taos High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
11%
6%
Taos High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Taos Municipal s School District's student population of 2,973 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has increased from 63% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,676 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Taos Municipal s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 2,973 343
Taos Municipal s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 70% 72%
Taos Municipal s School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $36 MM n/a
Taos Municipal s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $43 MM n/a
Taos Municipal s School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,676 n/a
Taos Municipal s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,847 n/a
Taos Municipal s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 AcademyCharter School
    Grades: 5-12 | 182 students
    0.4 miles
    125 La Posta Rd
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)751-3109
    0.45-12182
  • Ranchos De TaosTaos Municipal CharterCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 215 students
    0.6 miles
    1303 Paseo Del Canon East
    Ranchos De TaosNM 87557
    (505)758-5202
    0.6KG-8215
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    Grades: 7-12 | 29 students
    1 miles
    522 Evergreen Ln
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)758-5202
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    Grades: KG-8 | 168 students
    1 miles
    123 Manzanares
    TaosNM 87571
    (575)758-7755
    1KG-8168
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    1 miles
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    TaosNM 87571
    (505)758-5202
    19-1273

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