Alamosa High School

805 Craft Drive
Alamosa, CO 81101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Alamosa High School serves 607 students in grades 9-12.
Alamosa High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Alamosa High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Alamosa High School's student population of 607 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students607 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Alamosa High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alamosa High School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#693 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
63%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
32%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.60
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlamosa School District No. Re-11j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alamosa High School is Alamosa Ombudsman School Of Excellence (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ortega Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alamosa Ortega Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 527 students
    0.7 miles
    401 Victoria Avenue
    Alamosa, CO 81101
    (719) 587-1650
    0.7 6-8 527
  • Alamosa Alamosa Ombudsman School Of Excellence Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 57 students
    1.0 miles
    2431 Main Street
    Alamosa, CO 81101
    (719) 937-2112
    1 6-12 57
  • Alamosa Alamosa Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 1,145 student
    1.6 miles
    1709 West 10th Street
    Alamosa, CO 81101
    (719) 587-1600
    1.6 K-5 1,145
  • Mosca Sangre De Cristo Undivided High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 153 students
    11.7 miles
    8751 Lane 7 N
    Mosca, CO 81146
    (719) 378-2321
    11.7 6-12 153
  • Monte Vista Monte Vista Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 214 students
    12.8 miles
    3720 Sherman Avenue
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719) 852-5984
    12.8 6-8 214

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