PROFICIENCY 20% 10% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
22%LAS CRUCES PUBLIC SCHOOLS
19%Las Cruces
22%New Mexico

Onate High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "LAS CRUCES PUBLIC SCHOOLS" in Las Cruces, NM. There are a total of 1,585 students and 98 teachers at Onate High, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 710 free lunch students and 109 reduced lunch students.

Onate High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 20.0%, which is 10% lower than the New Mexico average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1585
Teachers98.27
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch710
Reduced lunch109

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment264
Taking some courses59
Taking some courses (not tests)185
Passing some courses35
Passing no courses25

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 Onate High, there are a total of 264 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 59 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All10%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All30%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School30%

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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Onate High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew MexicoNational
Caucasian 22.4% 19.9% 24.5% 51.1%
African American 3.1% 2.6% 2.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 1.0% 1.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 72.2% 74.7% 60.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 1.0% 10.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.5% 1.6% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Sonoma Elementary30%1.4Las Cruces, NM
Mesa Middle School15%1.5Las Cruces, NM
Monte Vista Elementary32%1.6Las Cruces, NM
Sunrise Elementary12%2.4Las Cruces, NM
Camino Real Middle School24%2.7Las Cruces, NM
J Paul Taylor Academy35%3.8Las Cruces, NM
Desert Hills Elementary36%3.9Las Cruces, NM
Jornada Elementary27%4.3Las Cruces, NM
Columbia Elementary20%4.7Las Cruces, NM
Vista Middle School17%4.7Las Cruces, NM
Loma Heights Elementary20%4.7Las Cruces, NM
Sierra Middle School21%4.9Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces demographics profile

StatisticLas CrucesNew MexicoNational
Population11,2482,082,669318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,6181791
Median age48.037.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English69%65%79%
Speak Spanish27%28%13%

Education level achieved in Las Cruces

IndexLas CrucesNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade79.2%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school78.8%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college56.2%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters13.4%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.8%1.3%
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Source: The Onate High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.