Las Cruces High School

  • Las Cruces High School serves 1,661 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NM average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Las Cruces High School operates within the Las Cruces School District.
  • Las Cruces School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1661 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 102 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,661 students
Las Cruces High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Las Cruces High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
Las Cruces High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeLas Cruces High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Las Cruces High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
10%
Las Cruces High School American Indian Students (1993-2014)
Asian
3%
1%
Las Cruces High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
77%
61%
Las Cruces High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
2%
2%
Las Cruces High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
18%
24%
Las Cruces High School White Students (1991-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLas Cruces High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.380.57
Las Cruces High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
57%
Las Cruces High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Las Cruces High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2015)

District Comparison

  • Las Cruces School District's student population of 24,449 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 69% has increased from 66% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,620 in this district is less than the state average of $16,798. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,829 is less than the state average of $17,733. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameLas Cruces School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
3
Number of Students Managed24,449353
Las Cruces School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate69%72%
Las Cruces School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$244 MM$9 MM
Las Cruces School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$250 MM$9 MM
Las Cruces School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,620$16,798
Las Cruces School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,829$17,733
Las Cruces School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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