Bernalillo High School

250 Isidro Sanchez Rd
Bernalillo, NM 87004
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Bernalillo High School serves 821 students in grades 9-12.
Bernalillo 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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 25%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 58%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 821 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 72% (Btm 50% in NM)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bernalillo High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Bernalillo High School's student population of 821 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
821 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Bernalillo High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 217 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bernalillo High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#209 out of 217 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
25%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
47%
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
49%
62%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
4%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Graduation Rate
72%
66%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
74%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (05-06)
12%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bernalillo High School's ranking?
Bernalillo High School is ranked #209 out of 217 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Mexico.
What schools are Bernalillo High School often compared to?
Bernalillo High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rio Rancho High School, Cleveland High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% NM state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% NM state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bernalillo High School?
The graduation rate of Bernalillo High School is 72%, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 66%.
How many students attend Bernalillo High School?
821 students attend Bernalillo High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Bernalillo High School students are Hispanic, 47% of students are American Indian, and 4% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bernalillo High School?
Bernalillo High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bernalillo High School offer ?
Bernalillo High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Bernalillo High School part of?
Bernalillo High School is part of Bernalillo Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 821 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 72% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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