Eldorado High School (Albuquerque)

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This article is about the high school in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For other uses, see Eldorado High School (disambiguation).
Eldorado High School
Eldorado High School, Albuquerque NM.jpg
Location
11300 Montgomery Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111

United States
Information
Type Public high school
Established 1970
Principal Martín Sandoval
Enrollment 2,362
Color(s) Texas Orange, Gold, White              
Mascot Golden Eagles
Rival La Cueva
Website

Eldorado High School is a public high school located in northeast Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is part of the Albuquerque Public Schools system. It is a four year high school for grades 9th through 12th.

Academics[edit]

School grade[edit]

The NMPED (New Mexico Public Education department) replaced the "No child left behind act" and AYP testing with a new school grading formula, which took effect for the 2010-11 school years. The grade is calculated usung many forms of testing, and includes graduation rates.[1]

School year Grade from NMPED
2010–11 A+

Athletics[edit]

Eldorado High School is a 5A school District 5 of the New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA). Their sports teams compete as the Golden Eagles. Eldorado's major rival is La Cueva High School There are twelve different sports Eldorado High School participates in and they currently have 19 teams.

Sports and State Titles[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

Band[edit]

The A ranked Eldorado Marching Band is directed by Brad Dubbs and Stephen Snowden. The AAAAA Marching Band is ranked number one overall in the city of Albuquerque, fourth overall in the state of New Mexico, and one hundred and seventy sixth in the entire nation (as of 2015-current). The average roster contains around 130 students. Eldorado's successful program was selected to be the New Mexico Honor Band in 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "School Grading". Webapp2.ped.state.nm.us. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  2. ^ Lane, Charlotte Balcomb (June 11, 1999). "Native son directs 'Austin Powers'". Albuquerque Journal. p. B1. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°07′44″N 106°30′46″W / 35.12889°N 106.51278°W / 35.12889; -106.51278