Eldorado High School (New Mexico)

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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, Albuquerque NM.jpg
11300 Montgomery Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111

United States
Type Public high school
Established 1970
Principal Martín Sandoval
Enrollment 2,362
Color(s) Texas Orange, Gold, White              
Athletics conference NMAA, 6A Dist. 2
Mascot Golden Eagles
Rival La Cueva High

Eldorado High School is a public 9–12 high school located in northeast Albuquerque, New Mexico within the Albuquerque Public Schools District.

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+


After the 2014 realignment, Eldorado competes in the New Mexico Activities Association 6A-District 2, along with Sandia High School, La Cueva High School, Manzano High School and Highland High School. Eldorado's mascot is the Golden Eagles and has nineteen teams participating in twelve boys and girls sports; Eldorado's main rival is La Cueva High School.

Sports and State Titles[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]


The Eldorado Marching Band is directed by Brad Dubbs and Stephen Snowden and is ranked first overall in Albuquerque competitions, ranked fourth in the New Mexico state competitions, and ranked 176th in the USA (current in 2014). The average band roster contains around 130 students; and was selected to be the New Mexico Honor Band in 2012.


  1. ^ "School Grading". Webapp2.ped.state.nm.us. Archived from the original on 2012-01-14. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  2. ^ Lane, Charlotte Balcomb (June 11, 1999). "Native son directs 'Austin Powers'". Albuquerque Journal. p. B1. 

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