Santa Cruz High School (Española, New Mexico)

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Old Santa Cruz High School
Calle hijos de la Sagrada Fami
Española, New Mexico 87532
United States
School type Public, High School
Closed 1976
Enrollment 690 (1976)
Campus Suburban
Gold & Royal Blue
Athletics conference NMAA
AAA District 2
Team name Crusaders
Rival Española High School

The old Santa Cruz High School was located in Santa Cruz, New Mexico. The school opened in 1925 to a group of 89 students. In 1925 it was the only high school in Española until 1930 when Española High School opened. The colors for SCHS were Royal Blue and Gold and their mascot was a Crusader. In 1976 the school closed with an enrollment of 690 students. In 1977 a new high school was built joining both the students from Española High School and Santa Cruz, the school was named Española Valley High School and was located on El Lano Road out side of Española city limits.