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Roswell High School (New Mexico)

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Roswell High School
Roswell Coyote Logo.png
500 West Hobbs Street


TypePublic high school
PrincipalPilar Carrasco
Staff58.33 (FTE)[1]
Enrollment1,309 (2018–19)[1]
Student to teacher ratio22.44[1]
Campus typeSuburban
Dark Crimson, White, and Black
Athletics conferenceNMAA, AAAAA Dist. 4
RivalGoddard High School

Roswell High School (RHS) is a public senior high school in Roswell, New Mexico. It is a part of the Roswell Independent School District. Established in 1913, it is the oldest public high school in the city.[2] The colors of RHS are: Dark Crimson Red, White and Black, their mascot is a Coyote. Enrollment at the school currently stands at 1,311.[3]


Student body statistics

Ethnicity This school State average
White (not hispanic) 27% 29%
Hispanic (of any race) 68% 56%
American Indian/Alaskan Native <1% 11%
African American 4% 3%
Pacific Islander 1% 1%


RHS competes in the New Mexico Activities Association, a AAAAA school in District 4. Their district includes Artesia High School, Goddard High School and Lovington High School.[4]

RHS has captured 40 state championships since 1914.

State Championships
Season Sport Number of Championships Year
Fall Football 6 2018, 2000, 1988, 1987, 1955, 1953
Volleyball 4 2006, 1993, 1977, 1976
Boys, Soccer 1 2013
Winter Boys, Basketball 9 2017, 2014, 2010, 2009, 1964, 1963, 1952, 1927, 1926
Boys, Swimming and Diving 1 1961
Spring Baseball 3 1966, 1964, 1960
Boys, Track & Field 4 1919, 1918, 1915, 1914
Girls, Track & Field 1 1989
Dance 12 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Cheer 4 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
Total 40

Notable people



  • Eddie Reese, Olympic swimming coach (coached at Roswell High early in career now retired because Roswell High School no longer has a swimming team)

See also


  1. ^ a b c "ROSWELL HIGH". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 6, 2021.
  2. ^ "Roswell High School".
  3. ^ "Explore Roswell High in Roswell, NM".
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. Retrieved 2014-09-22.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

Coordinates: 33°22′17″N 104°31′39″W / 33.37139°N 104.52750°W / 33.37139; -104.52750

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