Rio Grande High School



Rio Grande High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rio Grande High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 536
10 327
11 345
12 251

Rio Grande High School is a public high school of the Albuquerque Public Schools located in Albuquerque, NM. It has 1,459 students in grades 9th through 12th. Rio Grande High School is the 22nd largest public high school in New Mexico and the 3,388th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,459
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 94.8

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Rio Grande High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 754
(52%)
14,117
(51%)
 Female 705
(48%)
13,459
(49%)

Rio Grande High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,345
(92%)
17,641
(64%)
 White 69
(5%)
6,392
(23%)
 American Indian 18
(1%)
1,439
(5%)
 Black 18
(1%)
732
(3%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
719
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
628
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Rio Grande High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,051
(72%)
12,703
(46%)
 Not Eligible 275
(19%)
13,174
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 133
(9%)
1,699
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Rio Grande High School is ranked 7th out of 0 ranked schools in New Mexico, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rio Grande High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.2%) is higher than the state average of 60.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Rio Grande High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1782
2006 1844
2007 1980
2008 1957
2009 1759
2010 1589
2011 1478
2012 1459

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 14.5
2007 16.2
2008 14.7
2009 14.5
2010 14.8
2011 14.6
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63524130190797
2006 0.53091106290672
2007 0.63686868686869
2008 0.62698007153807
2009 0.681637293917
2010 0.80868470736312
2011 0.79702300405954
2012 0.81151473612063

Compare Rio Grande High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,524.5% 15.2:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 60.5%
 
This School 81.2%
 

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