Albuquerque High School

  • Albuquerque High School serves 1,723 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 28%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Albuquerque High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Albuquerque High School's student population of 1,723 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,723 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Albuquerque High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 819 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Albuquerque High School is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
21%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
28%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
2%
10%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
77%
61%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
14%
24%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Albuquerque High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score0.390.38
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Graduation Rate
70%
71%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
67%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlbuquerque School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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