Albuquerque High School

  • Albuquerque High School serves 1,747 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Albuquerque High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • Albuquerque High School's student population of 1,747 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,747 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Albuquerque High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 823 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Albuquerque High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#453 out of 823 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
2%
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
77%
60%
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Black
4%
2%
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White
15%
23%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.390.58
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Graduation Rate
70%
71%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlbuquerque School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Albuquerque Career Enrichment Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.3 miles
    807 Mountain Rd Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    (505)880-3744
    0.3 9-12 n/a
  • Albuquerque Digital Arts And Technology Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 288 students
    0.9 miles
    1011 Lamberton Placene
    Albuquerque, NM 87107
    (505)880-3744
    0.9 9-12 288
  • Albuquerque Foothill High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9 | 47 students
    0.9 miles
    400 Edith Blvd Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87107
    (505)841-2400
    0.9 9 47
  • Albuquerque Longfellow Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 273 students
    0.9 miles
    400 Edith Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    (505)880-3744
    0.9 K-5 273
  • Albuquerque Gordon Bernell Charter Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 428 students
    1.1 miles
    401 Roma Nw 3rd Floor
    Albuquerque, NM 87121
    (505)880-3744
    1.1 9-12 428

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