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.