PROFICIENCY 35% 55% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
22%New Mexico

Volcano Vista High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS" in Albuquerque, NM. There are a total of 2,188 students and 122 teachers at Volcano Vista High, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 446 free lunch students and 123 reduced lunch students.

Volcano Vista High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.5%, which is 55% higher than the New Mexico average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch446
Reduced lunch123


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment722
Taking some courses197
Taking some courses (not tests)542
Passing some courses123
Passing no courses59

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Volcano Vista High, there are a total of 722 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 197 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School21%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School48%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Volcano Vista High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew MexicoNational
Caucasian 26.5% 21.0% 24.5% 51.1%
African American 2.2% 2.2% 2.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.7% 2.2% 1.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 62.7% 67.3% 60.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.6% 4.2% 10.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.1% 3.1% 1.6% 3.1%

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Albuquerque demographics profile

StatisticAlbuquerqueNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)2,9751791
Median age36.037.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English71%65%79%
Speak Spanish24%28%13%

Education level achieved in Albuquerque

IndexAlbuquerqueNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade86.0%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college66.1%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.9%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.8%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters15.1%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.8%1.3%
Source: The Volcano Vista High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.