Volcano Vista High School

Volcano Vista High School serves 2,221 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NM average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Volcano Vista High School operates within the Albuquerque School District.
The school district's 64% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

School Overview

The student population of 2221 students has grown by 73% over five years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,221 students
Volcano Vista High School Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Volcano Vista High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 119 teachers
Volcano Vista High School Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade Volcano Vista High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 16:1
Volcano Vista High School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
American Indian
2%
10%
Volcano Vista High School American Indian Students (2008-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Volcano Vista High School Asian Students (2008-2014)
Hispanic
63%
61%
Volcano Vista High School Black Students (2008-2014)
Black
2%
2%
Volcano Vista High School Black Students (2008-2014)
White
27%
25%
Volcano Vista High School White Students (2008-2014)
Two or more races
5%
1%
Volcano Vista High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Volcano Vista 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.
0.53 0.38
Volcano Vista High School Diversity Score (2008-2014)
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.
19%
61%
Volcano Vista High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
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.
5%
6%
Volcano Vista High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 93,202 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,580 is less than the state average of $16,798. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,518 is less than the state average of $17,733. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Albuquerque School District
Number of Schools
Managed
163
1
Number of Students Managed 93,202 340
Albuquerque School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 64% 72%
Albuquerque School District Graduation Rate (1997-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,022 MM $9 MM
Albuquerque School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,112 MM $9 MM
Albuquerque School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,580 $16,798
Albuquerque School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,518 $17,733
Albuquerque 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 The Great Academy (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tony Hillerman Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tierra Antigua Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AlbuquerqueTony Hillerman Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1010 students8101 Rainbow Blvd
    AlbuquerqueNM 87120
    (505)792-0698
    06-81010
  • AlbuquerqueTierra Antigua Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 773 students8121 Rainbow Blvd Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87120
    (505)880-3744
    0.1KG-5773
  • AlbuquerqueVentana Ranch Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 727 students6801 Ventana Rd Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87114
    (505)880-3744
    1.3KG-5727
  • AlbuquerqueJames Monroe Middle School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 977 students6100 Paradise Blvd Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87114
    (505)880-3744
    1.56-8977
  • AlbuquerqueSunset View Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 586 students6100 Paradise View Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87114
    (505)880-3744
    1.5KG-5586

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