West Las Vegas High School

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West Las Vegas High School
West Las Vegas Dons & Lady Dons Logo.png
157 Moreno Street
Las Vegas, New Mexico, 87701
United States
Type Public high school
Established 1947: New Town High
1955: West Las Vegas High
Principal John Bustos
Enrollment 520
Campus Downtown
Green and Gold
Athletics conference NMAA, District 2-AAAA
Mascot Don and Lady Don
Rival Robertson High School
West Las Vegas High School

West Las Vegas High School (WLVHS) is a public senior high school in Las Vegas, New Mexico.[1] It is a part of the West Las Vegas Schools District. Founded in 1947, it is the oldest high school in the city.[2]

It is located in the center of town, next to the Harold K Brandt Baseball Field.

The mascot of WLVHS is the Don, their colors are green (color) Green and Gold. Enrollment at the school current stands at 520.[3]


Student body statistics[edit]

Ethnicity This School State Average
White (not hispanic) 10% 29%
Hispanic (of any race) 88% 56%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 2% 11%
African American Jared 3%
Pacific Islander <1% 1%


WLVHS competes in the New Mexico Activities Association, a AAAA school, in District 2. Their district includes: Pojoaque Valley High School, Robertson High School and Taos High School.[4]

WLVHS has won 5 State Championships since 1978.

State Championships
Season Sport Number of Championships Year
Spring Boys, Small Team Tennis 3 2009
Baseball 1 1978, 1968
Girls, Golf 1 1999, 1996
Total 5


Coordinates: 35°35′29″N 105°13′27″W / 35.59139°N 105.22417°W / 35.59139; -105.22417