Rio Grande Preparatory Institute



Rio Grande Preparatory Institute Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rio Grande Preparatory Institute Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 31
10 80
11 97
12 106

Rio Grande Preparatory Institute is a public high school of the Las Cruces Public Schools located in Mesilla, NM. It has 314 students in grades 9th through 12th. Rio Grande Preparatory Institute is the 84th largest public high school in New Mexico and the 14,400th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.4 to 1.

Total Students: 314
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.38

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Rio Grande Preparatory Institute Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 158
(50%)
3,374
(49%)
 Male 156
(50%)
3,446
(51%)

Rio Grande Preparatory Institute Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 248
(79%)
5,001
(73%)
 White 53
(17%)
1,468
(22%)
 Black 8
(3%)
186
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
24
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
57
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
73
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Rio Grande Preparatory Institute Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 174
(55%)
3,053
(45%)
 Not Eligible 136
(43%)
3,543
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
224
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Rio Grande Preparatory Institute is ranked 93rd out of 217 ranked schools in New Mexico, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rio Grande Preparatory Institute students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.7%) 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.

Rio Grande Preparatory Institute Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 184
2006 139
2007 180
2008 157
2009 168
2010 159
2011 134
2012 160
2013 154
2014 259
2015 314

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7.5
2006 6
2007 7.8
2008 6.7
2009 8.3
2010 8.9
2011 8.9
2012 10.9
2013 8.7
2014 14.4
2015 20.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78804347826087
2006 0.7410071942446
2007 0.65
2008 0.66242038216561
2009 0.69047619047619
2010 0.61006289308176
2011 0.85074626865672
2012 0.9125
2013 0.66883116883117
2014 0.58687258687259
2015 0.56687898089172

Compare Rio Grande Preparatory Institute to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,526.1% 15.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,040.0% 20.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 56.7%
 
State Average 65.0%
 

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Rio Grande Preparatory Institute
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Public 09 - 12 314 20.4:1  
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