Los Alamos High School

Serves grades 10 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1300 Diamond Dr
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Phone
(505) 663-2230
District
LOS ALAMOS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
LOS ALAMOS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
821
Classroom Teachers
55

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Mexico

10

(10 is best)

Better than 94.0% of NM schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Los Alamos High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 24
Proficiency in Reading 62 32
Proficiency in Math 47 15

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 26
Proficiency in Reading 77 41
Proficiency in Math 22 10

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.93
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.89
AVG FOR STATE 16.18
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 10 279 34.0%
Grade 11 275 33.5%
Grade 12 267 32.5%
Total 821 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 62.7% 59.2% 23.9%
Black 0.7% 1.1% 1.9%
Hispanic 28.8% 32.3% 60.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.9% 4.7% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.8% 2.7% 12.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 6.5% 12.0% 71.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.3% 10.2% 68.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.1% 1.9% 3.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 18,031 2,088,070
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 164.9 17
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.4% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.2% 20.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.9% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.2% 25.4%
65 OR OLDER 17.2% 15.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,525 770,435
Single Parent Households With Children 5.8% 12.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.0% 85.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 65.5% 26.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 29.2% 7.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 24.5% 11.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.3% 11.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.6% 17.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.4% 19.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.9% 17.9%
$15,000 or less 6.2% 15.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,276 $22,455,528 52.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,195 $4,275,710 10.0%
Staff $431 $1,542,118 3.6%
General Administration $228 $815,784 1.9%
School Administration $565 $2,021,570 4.7%
Operation $1,520 $5,438,560 12.7%
Transportation $309 $1,105,602 2.6%
Other $451 $1,613,678 3.8%
Total Support $4,699 $16,813,022 39.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,016 $3,635,248 8.5%
Total Expenditures $11,991 $42,903,798 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,235 $1,804,722,308 46.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $955 $329,123,194 8.5%
Staff $238 $82,160,116 2.1%
General Administration $199 $68,673,939 1.8%
School Administration $565 $194,644,671 5.0%
Operation $1,085 $374,003,580 9.6%
Transportation $321 $110,680,971 2.9%
Other $320 $110,388,338 2.8%
Total Support $3,682 $1,269,588,611 32.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,334 $804,596,451 20.7%
Total Expenditures $11,251 $3,878,816,255 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%