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La Cueva High School

La Cueva High School stands as a beacon of academic prowess and community spirit.  Established in 1986, this high school caters to students from 9th to 12th grade, with a diverse community of approximately 1800 students.

La Cueva High School

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Mighty Bears: White, Navy Blue, Silver Pride

Picture a school where the spirit of the Bears roars in every corner.  La Cueva High School takes pride in its mascot, the Bears, symbolizing strength, unity, and resilience.  The school colors—white, navy blue, and silver—reflect a commitment to excellence that permeates every aspect of student life.

Excellence in Education: A Legacy Since 1986

For over three decades, La Cueva High School has been synonymous with academic excellence.  Despite a 7/10 rating from GreatSchools, the school’s commitment to high standards is unwavering.  The motto, “Where Excellence is a Habit,” echoes through classrooms and hallways, inspiring students to strive for greatness.

Accredited and Acknowledged

La Cueva High School is not just a school;  it’s an institution accredited by AdvancED and the State of New Mexico Department of Education.  Adhering to the National Association of College Admissions Counselors Statement of Principles of Good Practice and a member of the College Board, La Cueva consistently receives an ‘A’ letter grade from the NM PED.  Its commitment to quality education is further recognized by The US News and World Report, repeatedly ranking it among the top high schools in the state and country.

Beyond the Classroom: A Tapestry of Activities

La Cueva High School goes beyond textbooks, offering a broad range of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities.  From athletics programs to co-curricular performing programs in band, chorus, orchestra, drama, dance, and speech and debate, the school provides students with a tapestry of opportunities to explore their passions and talents.

Cultivating Excellence Beyond Academics

La Cueva High School goes beyond being a place of learning; it’s a dynamic community that thrives on a legacy of excellence and innovation.  From the powerful spirit of the Bears to the recognition by national publications, La Cueva stands as a testament to the power of a well-rounded education.  As students journey through their high school years here, they are not just learners; they are future leaders, prepared to excel in a world that values knowledge, character, and the pursuit of excellence.

Where is La Cueva High School?

From Eubank Blvd. NE and Academy Rd NW, turn north on Eubank Blvd. NE to . Turn south on Carruthers St. to Paseo Del Norte Blvd. NE.  Turn west on Paseo Del Norte Blvd. to Barstow St. NE.  Turn north on Barstow to Wilshire Ave. NE.  The school is on the north side of the road.

Address:  7801 Wilshire Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122

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