Taos High School



Taos High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Taos 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
9 218
10 179
11 162
12 129

Taos High School is a public high school of the Taos Municipal School District located in Taos, NM. It has 688 students in grades 9th through 12th. Taos High School is the 50th largest public high school in New Mexico and the 8,285th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.1 to 1.

Total Students: 688
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 36

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Taos High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 365
(53%)
438
(54%)
 Female 323
(47%)
377
(46%)

Taos High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 431
(63%)
461
(57%)
 White 191
(28%)
252
(31%)
 Two or More 61
(9%)
63
(8%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
35
(4%)
 Black 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Taos High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 346
(50%)
402
(49%)
 Not Eligible 241
(35%)
301
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 101
(15%)
112
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Taos High School is ranked 42nd out of 0 ranked schools in New Mexico, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Taos High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.0%) is slightly 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.

Taos High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 953
2006 969
2007 916
2008 843
2009 750
2010 728
2011 650
2012 688

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 17.8
2007 18.3
2008 18.4
2009 15.7
2010 19.4
2011 17.7
2012 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24973767051417
2006 0.9969040247678
2007 0.99672489082969
2008 0.99644128113879
2009 0.996
2010 0.99587912087912
2011 0.99538461538462
2012 0.64970930232558

Compare Taos High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,524.5% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 60.5%
 
This School 65.0%
 

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