Twenty-eight of New Mexico high schools are ranked among the best nationwide, according to a 2020 U.S. News & World Report ranking. The highest-rated school in New Mexico was the Albuquerque Insitute of Math and Science.

 

The 2020 best high school rankings were released on Wednesday and evaluated over 20,500 public high schools.

U.S. News identified schools that help best serve students and assess how prepared they are for college-level work. Schools were also recognized with gold, silver and bronze medals. Two schools in New Mexico received a gold star recognition, seven received a silver star and 19 received a bronze star.

 

Below is the list of the 28 New Mexico schools recognized:

 

Name of School

Medal

National Rank

Location

Albuquerque Institute of Math and Science

Gold

223

Albuquerque

The Academy for Technology and the Classics

Gold

474

Santa Fe

Los Alamos High

Silver

792

Los Alamos

Early College Academy

Silver

1521

Albuquerque

La Cueva High

Silver

1799

Albuquerque

The Ask Academy

Silver

1923

Rio Rancho

Cloudcroft High

Silver

2317

Cloudcroft

NM School for the Arts

Silver

2560

Santa Fe

Santa Teresa High

Silver

2664

Santa Teresa

Texico High

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Texico

Alta Vista Early College High School

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Anthony

Animas 7-12 School

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Animas

Arrowhead Park Medical Academy

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Las Cruces

Capitan High

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Capitan

Clayton High

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Clayton

College and Career High School

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Albuquerque

Coronado High

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Gallina

Early College High School

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Las Cruces

Early College High School

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Roswell

Escalante Middle/High School

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Tierra Amarilla

Estancia High

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Estancia

Explore Academy

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Albuquerque

Melrose High

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Melrose

Questa High

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Questa

Reserve High

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Reserve

Rio Rancho Cyber Academy

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Rio Rancho

Santa Rosa High

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Santa Rosa

Tatum High

Bronze

Nationally Recognized

Tatum

 

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