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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1300 Diamond Dr
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Phone
(505) 663-2210
District
LOS ALAMOS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
LOS ALAMOS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
860
Classroom Teachers
56

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Mexico

10

(10 is best)

Better than 91.1% of NM schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

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

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 25
Proficiency in Reading 62 36
Proficiency in Math 38 14

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 25
Proficiency in Reading 67 40
Proficiency in Math 22 11

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.43
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.84
AVG FOR STATE 15.46
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 10 286 33.3%
Grade 11 294 34.2%
Grade 12 280 32.6%
Total 860 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 60.0% 58.2% 22.9%
Black 0.6% 1.0% 1.9%
Hispanic 32.8% 34.3% 61.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.2% 4.4% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.4% 2.1% 12.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 7.7% 9.5% 73.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.9% 8.5% 69.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.8% 1.0% 3.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 18,356 2,096,829
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 167.9 17
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.2% 20.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.1% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.2% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 17.3% 16.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,567 776,169
Single Parent Households With Children 4.9% 12.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.8% 85.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 66.5% 27.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 33.4% 8.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 23.5% 11.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.5% 11.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.7% 17.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.3% 18.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.6% 17.6%
$15,000 or less 6.0% 15.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,081 $22,268,622 48.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,174 $4,299,188 9.3%
Staff $390 $1,428,180 3.1%
General Administration $250 $915,500 2.0%
School Administration $557 $2,039,734 4.4%
Operation $1,601 $5,862,862 12.6%
Transportation $252 $922,824 2.0%
Other $452 $1,655,224 3.6%
Total Support $4,676 $17,123,512 36.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,922 $7,038,364 15.2%
Total Expenditures $12,679 $46,430,498 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,328 $1,823,846,102 46.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $937 $320,708,281 8.2%
Staff $237 $80,971,165 2.1%
General Administration $192 $65,816,912 1.7%
School Administration $552 $188,971,545 4.8%
Operation $1,165 $398,852,909 10.2%
Transportation $317 $108,404,116 2.8%
Other $391 $133,935,875 3.4%
Total Support $3,791 $1,297,679,957 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,331 $797,876,307 20.4%
Total Expenditures $11,450 $3,919,333,209 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%