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P.o. Box 520

Penasco, NM 87553

(575) 587-2503

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 130

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Penasco High School

This school was a good school for my son when he went but my daughter who is much younger than my son is switching schools due to the fact that this school has gone down pretty badly in the last couple of years. There is very few teachers and not enough being taught. Very sad to see this happening

Posted by a parent on 08/05/13

This school has really gone downhill in the 10 years that I have been sending my kids here. There is more of an emphasis on sports than academics. They no longer offer extracurricular activities such as drama, chess, band or cheer leading. They have one counselor that is not qualified to prepare the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/26/12

This school is pretty good considering that there are hardly any available advanced classes for Honors Students etc. Athletics is a plus at this school.

Posted by a student on 12/06/07

I highly recommend this school to any parent. It is a small community with outstanding teachers and a great environment. The children have the opportunity to play any sport they want and succeed plus have fun. They don't have the austere environment that a large school has; teachers know each child ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/07

I think Pe asco schools are great. They have a small campus that is great, and they don't have city noise. I have been sending my children there for more than 13 years now. I recommened this school to parents who don't like large schools, and would like thier child to attend a loving, school spirited, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/27/04

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Test scores for Penasco High School

NMHSSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Penasco High School
Penasco Independent Schools
New Mexico
* In 2010-2011 New Mexico used the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math, science and social studies. The NMHSSA is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Penasco schools — Penasco High School is located at P.o. Box 520, Penasco NM 87553. P.o. Box 520 is in the 87553 ZIP code in Penasco, NM The school district for Penasco High School is the Penasco Independent Schools. Penasco High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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