Las Cruces High School



Las Cruces High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Las Cruces 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
9 476
10 413
11 343
12 305

Las Cruces High School is a public high school of the Las Cruces Public Schools located in Las Cruces, NM. It has 1,537 students in grades 9th through 12th. Las Cruces High School is the 15th largest public high school in New Mexico and the 3,194th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,537
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 93.4

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Las Cruces High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 782
(51%)
3,374
(49%)
 Male 755
(49%)
3,446
(51%)

Las Cruces High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,202
(78%)
5,001
(73%)
 White 255
(17%)
1,468
(22%)
 Black 39
(3%)
186
(3%)
 Asian 28
(2%)
73
(1%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
57
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Las Cruces High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 799
(52%)
3,053
(45%)
 Not Eligible 704
(46%)
3,543
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(2%)
224
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Las Cruces High School is ranked 18th out of 217 ranked schools in New Mexico, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Las Cruces High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 65.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Las Cruces High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2318
2006 2422
2007 2372
2008 2366
2009 2420
2010 2351
2011 2313
2012 1787
2013 1660
2014 1661
2015 1537

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 16.7
2007 16.8
2008 16.6
2009 18.1
2010 17.2
2011 18.6
2012 16.6
2013 15.5
2014 16.3
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47540983606557
2006 0.41618497109827
2007 0.36467116357504
2008 0.37320371935757
2009 0.41363636363636
2010 0.42662696724798
2011 0.47384349329875
2012 0.43368774482373
2013 0.42951807228916
2014 0.43768813967489
2015 0.54196486662329

Compare Las Cruces High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,526.1% 15.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 54.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 

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