1300 Diamond Dr
Los Alamos, NM 87544
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Los Alamos High School serves 891 students in grades 10-12.
Los Alamos High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 891 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 1% in NM)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Los Alamos High School's student population of 891 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 10-12
Total Students
891 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Los Alamos High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 742 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Los Alamos High School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#102 out of 742 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
12%
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
31%
62%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
59%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Graduation Rate
91%
75%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
73%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Los Alamos High School's ranking?

Los Alamos High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 1%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% NM state average), while 65% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 33% NM state average).

What is the graduation rate of Los Alamos High School?

The graduation rate of Los Alamos High School is 91%, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 75%.

How many students attend Los Alamos High School?

891 students attend Los Alamos High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

59% of Los Alamos High School students are White, 31% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Los Alamos High School?

Los Alamos High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.

What grades does Los Alamos High School offer ?

Los Alamos High School offers enrollment in grades 10-12

What school district is Los Alamos High School part of?

Los Alamos High School is part of Los Alamos Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 891 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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