301 Loma Colorado Dr Ne
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Rio Rancho High School serves 2,565 students in grades 9-12.
Rio Rancho High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,565 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 10% in NM)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Rio Rancho High School's student population of 2,565 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 142 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,565 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
142 teachers
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School Rankings

Rio Rancho High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Rio Rancho 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
#57 out of 742 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
3%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
58%
62%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
32%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Graduation Rate
90%
75%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
73%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,565 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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