Atrisco Heritage Academy High School
|Atrisco Heritage Academy|
Aerial view, looking roughly south (2015)
10800 Dennis Chavez Blvd. SW
|Type||Public high school|
|Student to teacher ratio||17.70|
|Color(s)|| Vegas gold|
|Athletics conference||NMAA, 6A Dist. 5|
|Rival||Rio Grande |
Atrisco Heritage Academy High School (AHAHS), better known as Atrisco Heritage, is a public high school in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, located on the city's West Mesa. It is a part of the Albuquerque Public Schools. The school is named after the Atrisco Land Grant, which is now owned by Westland development. Enrollment at AHAHS was expected to be 2,200 in the fall of 2011.
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 in the 2010-11 school year. The grade is calculated using many forms of testing, and includes graduation rates.
|School year||Grade from NMPED|
Student body statistics
|Ethnicity||This school||State average|
|White (not Hispanic)||10%||29%|
|Hispanic (of any race)||85%||56%|
|American Indian/Alaskan Native||3%||11%|
AHAHS competes in the New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA) as a class 6A school in District 5. In 2014, the NMAA realigned the state's schools in to six classifications and adjusted district boundaries. AHAHS Won the 2019 NMAA Class 5A State Basketball state championship  In addition to Atrisco Heritage Academy High School, the schools in District 5-6A include West Mesa High School, Rio Grande High School, Valley High School and Albuquerque High School.
Location for filming
The 2011 movie Lemonade Mouth was partially filmed here as well.
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