Alamosa High School in Alamosa, CO - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    507
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    87 3.0
  • Ranking

Alamosa High School is a public coed school in Alamosa, Colorado. It has 507 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 46% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 87 reviews written and they have been mixed.

805 Craft Dr
Alamosa, CO 81101
(719) 587-6000

Ratings and Reviews
3.0 from 87 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There is a large variety of clubs and sports to participate in and most are well funded well staffed and fun.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The students are great and the atmosphere is amazing. Its the perfect in between large school and small rural school fell. you know everyone in your grade but yet the school is large enough so that you don't get board or fell trapped with one group.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: The teachers at times are quite knowledgeable but often can be confused with more difficult questions and problems. Especially in real world situation and application lessons.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Health & Safety: The school is welcoming but also safe. Bad things can happen anywhere, but the town is immediate in its response to school emergencies and threats, which happen occassionally, but have yet to develop into anything harmful. (AKA- the safety procedures work fabulously). Though, once, we had a blackout and the bathrooms (which have zero emergency lights and zero windows were dangerous, especially since that also shut down the sinks and toilets (which were automated). Also, student fighting is not at all prohibited and so the courts become involved. That's a bit intense.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: I would have been miserable at AHS without my extracurriculars. I was involved in tons of things.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
Sunshine Christian School Private, Religious, Coed
Alamosa Ombudsman School of Excellence Public, Alternative, Coed
2.00 Ortega Middle School Public, Coed
Trinity Lutheran School Private, Religious, Coed
2.00 Alamosa Elementary School Public, Coed

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Centauri High School 17 mi. 269
2.66 Monte Vista Senior High School 16 mi. 256
1.66 Sierra Grande School 24 mi. 256
2.66 Salida High School 72 mi. 295
2.33 Pagosa Springs High School 64 mi. 392

Around Alamosa High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 52%
Male 47%

Student Diversity

Alamosa High School United States Colorado Centauri High School Monte Vista Senior High School Pagosa Springs High School Salida High School Sierra Grande School
Hispanic 62.0% 25.0% 32.7% 62.0% 73.0% 23.0% 9.0% 78.0%
White 35.0% 51.0% 55.1% 35.0% 24.0% 71.0% 87.0% 17.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.8% 0% 0% 2.0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 3.1% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0%
African American 0% 15.0% 4.7% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 3.5% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 1.0% 2.0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 29.0%
Grade 10 30.0%
Grade 11 20.3%
Grade 12 20.7%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 54% Yes
  • 23% Not sure.
  • 23% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 50% It offers classes one can take for college credit
  • 25% Clubs and jobs and sports are encouraged and valid
  • 25% It's creates a family atmosphere

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 7 responses

  • 86% The school is small making us a community.
  • 14% This school is small but diverse

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 44% Average
  • 33% Tight knit
  • 22% Driven

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 67% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 22% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 11% I hate everything about this school.