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Best High Schools
in New Mexico

We reviewed 31,242 U.S. public high schools; 44 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 44 New Mexico schools ranked in 2014 among the U.S. News Best High Schools, 11 of which earned silver medals and 30 that received bronze medals. Three schools earned gold medals including 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

Albuquerque Institute of Math & Science

933 BRADBURY SE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87106

#2

South Valley Academy

3426 BLAKE SW, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87105

#3

Los Alamos High School

1300 DIAMOND DR, LOS ALAMOS, NM 87544

#4

Academy for Technology and Class

74 A VAN NU PO RD, SANTA FE, NM 87508

#5

La Cueva High

7801 WILSHIRE NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87122

#6

Albuquerque High

800 ODELIA RD NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87102

#7

Rio Rancho High

500 LASER RD NE, RIO RANCHO, NM 87124

#8

Monte Del Sol Charter

4157 WALKING RAIN RD, SANTA FE, NM 87507

#9

Eldorado High

11300 MONTGOMERY NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87111

#10

Early College Academy

6400 UPTOWN BLVD NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87110

NM by the Numbers
Districts 89
High Schools 162
Full-Time Teachers 5,755
Students Enrolled 94,685

Featured Districts

Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Albuquerque Public Schools include 31 high schools that serve 27,203 students.

Las Cruces, New Mexico

There are five high schools among the Las Cruces Public Schools, serving 7,089 students.