Eldorado High School (Albuquerque)
|Eldorado High School|
|11300 Montgomery Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
|Type||Public high school|
|Color(s)||Texas Orange, Gold, White|
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.
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.
|School year||Grade from NMPED|
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
- Trent Dimas, Olympic gold medalist
- Jim Everett, professional football player
- Daniel Faris, professional basketball player
- Christian Parker, professional baseball player
- Jay Roach, film director
- Devon Sandoval, professional soccer player
- Kyle Weiland, professional baseball player
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.
- "School Grading". Webapp2.ped.state.nm.us. Retrieved 2012-01-12.
- Lane, Charlotte Balcomb (June 11, 1999). "Native son directs 'Austin Powers'". Albuquerque Journal. p. B1.
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