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La Cueva High School
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  • Public
  • ALBUQUERQUE, NM

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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La Cueva High School is a top rated, public school located in ALBUQUERQUE, NM. It has 1,800 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 72% of students are at least proficient in math and 85% in reading.

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La Cueva High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
85%
Percent Proficient - Math
72%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1280
270 responses
Average ACT
27
287 responses
AP Enrollment
39%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$83,334
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,287
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$294,411
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 48 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 48 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 109 responses
  • Anything that matches my interests
    23%
  • Football Games
    20%
  • Any sporting event
    17%
  • School Dances
    12%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Teddy Bear Tree, hosted by NHS
    6%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,800
Free or Reduced Lunch
14%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 54 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 54 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 54 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,676
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.4%
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 65 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 65 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 65 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,459 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 72 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 72 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 72 responses

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