Top 10 Best Las Cruces Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public high schools serving 7,774 students in Las Cruces, NM.
The top ranked public high schools in Las Cruces, NM are Early College High School, Arrowhead Park Medical Academy and Alma D'arte Charter. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Las Cruces, NM public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the New Mexico public high school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 61% statewide average). High schools in Las Cruces have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of New Mexico public high schools.
Las Cruces, NM public high school have a Graduation Rate of 85%, which is more than the New Mexico average of 66%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Early College High School, with 97% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New Mexico or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public high school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Las Cruces, NM Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Early College High School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3400 South Espina St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 527-9540
Grades: 9-12
| 327 students
Rank: #22.
Arrowhead Park Medical Academy
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3600 Arrowhead Drive
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 527-9540
Grades: 9-12
| 232 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Alma D'arte Charter
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
402 W Court Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88005
(575) 541-0145
Grades: 9-12
| 118 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Centennial High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1950 S Sonoma Ranch Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 527-9330
Grades: 9-12
| 1,642 students
Rank: #55.
Las Cruces High School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1750 El Paseo Rd
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 527-9400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,771 students
Rank: #66.
Organ Mountain High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5700 Mesa Grande Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 527-9430
Grades: 9-12
| 1,874 students
Rank: #77.
Mayfield High School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1955 North Valley Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 527-9415
Grades: 9-12
| 1,467 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Las Montanas Charter
Charter School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1405 S. Solano Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 636-2100
Grades: 9-12
| 167 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
New America School - Las Cruces
Charter School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
207 S Main St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 527-9085
Grades: 9-12
| 174 students
Rank: n/an/a
Southern Nm Corrections
Alternative School
1983 Joe R Silva Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88004
(575) 523-3200
Grades: 8-12
| 2 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Las Cruces, New Mexico Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
P.o. Box 7027
Las Cruces, NM 88006
(505) 541-0145
Grades: 9-12
| 163 students
Dona Ana Jdc (Closed 2007)
Alternative School
505 S Main,suite 249
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(505) 527-5800
Grades: 6-12
| 43 students
505 S Main,suite 249
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(505) 537-5807
Grades: PK-5
| 642 students
505 S Main,suite249
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(505) 527-5807
Grades: PK-9
| 6 students
505 S Main,suite 249
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(505) 523-5860
Grades: 7-8
| 31 students
Mesilla Valley Rtc (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
505 S Main,suite 249
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(505) 527-5972
Grades: 6-11
| 64 students
505 S Main,suite 249
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(505) 525-3166
Grades: 6-8
| 914 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Las Cruces, NM?
The top ranked public high schools in Las Cruces, NM include Early College High School, Arrowhead Park Medical Academy and Alma D'arte Charter.
How many public high schools are located in Las Cruces, NM?
10 public high schools are located in Las Cruces, NM.
What is the racial composition of students in Las Cruces, NM?
Las Cruces, NM public high schools minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public high schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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