Taos High School

Tel: (505)758-5202
  • Taos High School serves 729 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NM average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Taos High School operates within the Taos Municipal s School District.
  • Taos Municipal s School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 729 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 729 students
Taos High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Taos High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Taos High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Taos High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Taos High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
7%
10%
Taos High School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Taos High School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
64%
61%
Taos High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
n/a
2%
Taos High School Black Students (1994-2012)
White
26%
24%
Taos High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Taos High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Taos High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Taos High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NM 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.
0.52 0.38
Taos High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
48%
57%
Taos High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2015)
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.
12%
6%
Taos High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Taos Municipal s School District's student population of 2,839 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 91% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,720 in this district is less than the state average of $12,921. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,324 is higher than the state average of $12,586. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Taos Municipal s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 2,839 353
Taos Municipal s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 70% 72%
Taos Municipal s School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $5 MM
Taos Municipal s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $40 MM $4 MM
Taos Municipal s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,720 $12,921
Taos Municipal s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,324 $12,586
Taos Municipal s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school is Taos Academy (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Taos Academy (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Taos Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TaosTaos Academy
    Grades: 5-12 | 208 students
    0.4 miles
    110 Paseo Del Canon W
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)751-3109
    0.45-12208
  • Ranchos De TaosTaos Municipal Charter
    Grades: KG-8 | 213 students
    0.6 miles
    Po Box 3009
    Ranchos De TaosNM 87557
    (505)758-5202
    0.6KG-8213
  • TaosChrysalis Alternative High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 16 students
    1 miles
    522 Evergreen Lane
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)758-5202
    17-1216
  • TaosTaos Integrated School Of Arts
    Grades: KG-8 | 168 students
    1 miles
    Po Box 668
    TaosNM 87571
    (575)758-7755
    1KG-8168
  • TaosVista Grande High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 84 students
    1 miles
    111 Paseo Del Canon West
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)758-5202
    19-1284

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