Onate High School

  • Onate High School serves 1,585 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NM average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Onate 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 1585 students has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 98 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,585 students
Onate High School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender %Onate High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
Onate High School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by GradeOnate High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Onate High School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2015)
American Indian
1%
10%
Onate High School American Indian Students (1995-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Onate High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
74%
61%
Onate High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
4%
2%
Onate High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
21%
24%
Onate High School White Students (1991-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsOnate 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.
0.410.57
Onate 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.
44%
57%
Onate 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.
6%
6%
Onate 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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