We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 46 New Mexico schools made our rankings. View Rankings
New Mexico high school students are assessed in reading, writing, math and science, and must earn at least 24 credits in specific subjects to graduate. One of those credits must be an honors, Advanced Placement, dual credit or distance learning course, according to the New Mexico Public Education Department.
There are 46 New Mexico schools ranked in 2013 among the U.S. News Best High Schools, 11 of which earned silver medals and 33 that received bronze medals. Two schools earned gold medals: Moreno Valley High Charter in Angel Fire, which is part of Cimarron Municipal Schools and located roughly 90 miles from the state capital of Santa Fe, and South Valley Academy, part of Albuquerque Public Schools.
Top Ranked NM Schools
To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.#1
56 SMINO GRANDE, ANGEL FIRE, NM 87710#2
3426 BLAKE SW, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87105#3
1300 DIAMOND DR, LOS ALAMOS, NM 87544#4
6400 UPTOWN BLVD NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87110#5
7801 WILSHIRE NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87122#6
11300 MONTGOMERY NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87111#7
500 LASER RD NE, RIO RANCHO, NM 87124#8
5700 COLLEGE BLVD, FARMINGTON, NM 87402#9
520 NORTH GRIFFIN, TEXICO, NM 88135#10
501 WEST FOURTH ST, LORDSBURG, NM 88045
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NM by the Numbers
Districts 109 High Schools 194 Full-Time Teachers 6,223 Students Enrolled 98,172
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The Albuquerque Public Schools include 34 high schools that serve 27,708 students.
There are five high schools among the Las Cruces Public Schools, serving 7,242 students.
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