Early College High School

3400 South Espina St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Early College High School serves 350 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 22%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
Early College High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Early College High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

Early College High School's student population of 350 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students350 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Early College High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 717 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Early College High School is 0.56, 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 Testing Rank
#25 out of 717 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
22%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
63%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
57%
60%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
35%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.560.58
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
74%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLas Cruces School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Early College High School is Arrowhead Park Medical Academy (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mesilla Valley Alternative Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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