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|Eldorado High School|
11300 Montgomery Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111
|Type||Public high school|
|Student to teacher ratio||18.48|
|Color(s)||Texas Orange, Gold, White|
|Athletics conference||NMAA, 5A Dist. 2|
|Rival||La Cueva High School|
The NMPED (New Mexico Public Education department) replaced the "No child left behind act" and AYP testing with a new school grading formula, which took effect for the 2010–11 school years. The grade is calculated using many forms of testing, and includes graduation rates.
|School year||Grade from NMPED|
Eldorado competes in the New Mexico Activities Association 5A-District 2, along with Farmington High School, La Cueva High School, Piedra Vista High School and West Mesa High School. Eldorado's mascot is the Golden Eagle and has nineteen teams participating in twelve boys and girls sports; Eldorado's main rival is La Cueva High School.
Boys (34 titles)
Girls (42 titles)
- Beth Coats, Olympic biathlete
- Daniel Crothers, Justice, North Dakota Supreme Court
- Trent Dimas, Olympic gold medalist
- Jim Everett, professional football player
- Daniel Faris, professional basketball player
- Zach Gentry, professional football player
- James Mercer, musician and front man of The Shins
- Christian Parker (class of 1994), professional baseball player
- Jay Roach, film director
- Devon Sandoval, professional soccer player
- Vince Warren, Super Bowl champion
- Kyle Weiland, professional baseball player
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- Lane, Charlotte Balcomb (June 11, 1999). "Native son directs 'Austin Powers'". Albuquerque Journal. p. B1.
- Dan Mayfield (November 23, 2007). "'Bordertown' flop can be good for state". Albuquerque Journal. Albuquerque, New Mexico. p. 36 – via Newspapers.com.
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