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Volcano Vista High School
  • Public
  • ALBUQUERQUE, NM

Report Card

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

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Volcano Vista High School is an above average, public school located in ALBUQUERQUE, NM. It has 2,227 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 25% of students are at least proficient in math and 40% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
40%
Percent Proficient - Math
25%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1160
93 responses
Average ACT
24
251 responses
AP Enrollment
33%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$69,869
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,225
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$206,706
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 46 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 46 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 126 responses
  • Sports events
    33%
  • Dances
    21%
  • Open Mic Nights
    11%
  • School papers/magazines
    8%
  • Community Service
    7%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Movie on the field
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,227
Free or Reduced Lunch
24%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 54 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 54 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 54 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,676
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.1%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 70 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 70 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 70 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
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. 73 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 73 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 73 responses

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