Del Norte High School (New Mexico)
|Del Norte High School|
|5323 Montgomery Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
|Type||Public high school|
|Motto||The Right Way, The Knight Way|
|Athletics conference||NMAA, AAAA Dist. 5|
Del Norte High School is a public senior high school in central northeast Albuquerque, New Mexico, established in 1964. The school is situated on a 45.2-acre (183,000 m2) campus (Albuquerque Public Schools District), and has a current enrollment of 1,376 students.
The New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) replaced the federal "No Child Left Behind Act" and AYP school rating tests in 2010 with a grading algorithm that uses several testing criteria including student standardized test scores and graduation rates.
|School Year||Grade from NMPED|
Student body statistics
|Ethnicity||This School||State Average|
|White (not hispanic)||34%||29%|
|American Indian/Alaskan Native||8%||11%|
Construction of the new main building was completed in May, 2012. During the "A Knight to Remember" event in June, 2012, public tours of the new buildings were given by students and staff.
DNHS has won 11 State Championships from NMAA sanctioned sports and events:
|NMAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS|
|Season||Sport||Number of Championships||Year|
|Fall||Cross Country, Boys||2||1982, 1966|
|Track & Field, Boys||3||1990, 1969, 1967|
- French Stewart, actor (class of 1982)
- Darren Dalton, actor (class of 1983)
- Diego Sanchez, NMAA Wrestling State Champion; professional mixed martial artist, Won The Ultimate Fighter 1, currently competing in the UFC's Lightweight Division
- Scott Bamforth, Professional basketball player, school's all-time leading scorer
- Lauren Sánchez, News Anchor and actress (class of 1987)
- Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez, Best selling author
- Leah Clark, voice actress affiliated with Funimation
- Babbs Bunny, cartoon character Looney toons
- Jackson Thomas, 2016 NAIA Cross Country National Champion with a time of 23.50. 2016 NAIA Mile Indoor National Champion. 2016 Rim Rock Cross Country Classic 8k Champion with a time of 23.49.
In Popular Culture
-  schooldigger.com
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-01-14. Retrieved 2012-07-09. New Mexico State School Grading
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 21, 2012. Retrieved September 22, 2014. Alignments
- Chrissinger, Craig W. (May 18, 1997). "Actor takes alien over the top". Albuquerque Journal. p. G8.
-  IMDB
- "Diego Sanchez UFC Bio". Retrieved 2014-01-01.
- Del Norte High School Homepage
- Albuquerque Public Schools Website
- Del Norte High School Alumni Web Site
- New Mexico Association of Student Councils
- Del Norte Alumni Association-The AlumKnights®