Onate High School

5700 Mesa Grande Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Onate High School serves 1,511 students in grades 9-12.
Onate High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower 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 30% (which is equal to the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Onate High School's student population of 1,511 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,511 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

Onate High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Onate High School is 0.40, 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
#413 out of 717 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
22%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
30%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
75%
60%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
19%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.400.58
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Graduation Rate
88%
74%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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 Onate High School is Centennial High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mesa Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sonoma Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las Cruces Sonoma Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 764 students
    1.3 miles
    4201 Northrise Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88011
    (505) 527-5800
    1.3 PK-5 764
  • Las Cruces Monte Vista Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 570 students
    1.7 miles
    4675 Peachtree Hills
    Las Cruces, NM 88012
    (505) 268-3520
    1.7 PK-5 570
  • Las Cruces Highland Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 826 students
    1.8 miles
    4201 Emerald St
    Las Cruces, NM 88012
    (575) 527-9636
    1.8 PK-5 826
  • Las Cruces Mesa Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 611 students
    1.8 miles
    7225 Jornada Rd North
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (575) 627-2800
    1.8 6-8 611
  • Las Cruces Sunrise Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 438 students
    2.2 miles
    5300 Holman Rd
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800
    2.2 3-5 438

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