Volcano Vista High School

  • Volcano Vista High School serves 2,188 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NM average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Volcano Vista High School operates within the Albuquerque School District.
  • Albuquerque School District's 64% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2188 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 122 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,188 students
Volcano Vista High School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Volcano Vista High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 122 teachers
Volcano Vista High School Total Teachers (2007-2015)
Students by Grade Volcano Vista High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 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
Volcano Vista High School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
American Indian
3%
10%
Volcano Vista High School American Indian Students (2008-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
Volcano Vista High School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
63%
61%
Volcano Vista High School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
1%
2%
Volcano Vista High School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
28%
24%
Volcano Vista High School White Students (2008-2015)
Hawaiian
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Volcano Vista High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Volcano Vista High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.53 0.38
Volcano Vista High School Diversity Score (2007-2015)
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.
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Volcano Vista High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
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.
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Volcano Vista High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

  • Albuquerque School District's student population of 94,405 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 64% has increased from 50% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,248 in this district is less than the state average of $12,660. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,122 is less than the state average of $13,119. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Albuquerque School District
Number of Schools
Managed
167
3
Number of Students Managed 94,405 353
Albuquerque School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 64% 72%
Albuquerque School District Graduation Rate (1998-2015)
District Total Revenue $964 MM $5 MM
Albuquerque School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $952 MM $5 MM
Albuquerque School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,248 $12,660
Albuquerque School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,122 $13,119
Albuquerque School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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