Robertson High School
|Robertson High School|
|5th St. and Friedman Ave.
Las Vegas, New Mexico, 87701
|Type||Public high school|
Red and White
|Athletics conference||NMAA, District 2-AAA|
|Rival||West Las Vegas High School|
Robertson High School (RHS) is a public senior high school in Las Vegas, New Mexico. The school is part of the Las Vegas City Schools District in former East Las Vegas. The building dates from about 1945, when it was known as Las Vegas High School. The school was renamed Las Vegas Robertson High School in 1958, after the old Las Vegas High School burned down and a new building was constructed. W. J. Robertson had been the Superintendent of the Las Vegas City Schools since 1941 when he suffered a fatal heart attack on November 26, 1956 at the age of 55. Mr. Robertson, born in Kansas on November 3, 1901 also served as Principal at Las Vegas High School for many years prior. The colors of RHS are red and white, their mascot is the Cardinal. The enrollment currently stands at 607.
Student body statistics
|Ethnicity||This School||State Average|
|Hispanic (of any race)||69%||56%|
|White (not hispanic)||30%||29%|
|American Indian/Alaskan Native||1%||11%|
RHS has won 16 AAA State Championships since 1972.
|Season||Sport||Number of Championships||Year|
|Boys, Cross Country||1||1969|
|Girls, Cross Country||1||2003|
|Winter||Wrestling||7||2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2003, 2002, 2001|
|Spring||Boys, Tennis||3||2007, 2006, 2003|
|Boys, Track and Field||1||1972|
|Girls, Track and Field||1||1987|
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