West Las Vegas High School
|West Las Vegas High School|
|157 Moreno Street
Las Vegas, New Mexico, 87701
|Type||Public high school|
|Established||1947: New Town High
1955: West Las Vegas High
Spring Green and Yellow
|Athletics conference||NMAA, District 2-AAA|
|Mascot||Don and Lady Don|
|Rival||Robertson High School|
West Las Vegas High School (WLVHS) is a public senior high school in Las Vegas, New Mexico. It is a part of the West Las Vegas Schools District. Founded in 1947, it is the oldest high school in the city. The mascot of WLVHS is the Don, their colors are Spring Green and Yellow. Enrollment at the school current stands at 520.
Student body statistics
|Ethnicity||This School||State Average|
|White (not hispanic)||10%||29%|
|Hispanic (of any race)||88%||56%|
|American Indian/Alaskan Native||2%||11%|
WLVHS competes in the New Mexico Activities Association, a AAA school, in District 2. Their district includes: Raton High School, Pojoaque Valley High School, Robertson High School and Taos High School.
WLVHS has won 5 State Championships since 1978.
|Season||Sport||Number of Championships||Year|
|Spring||Boys, Small Team Tennis||3||2009|
|Girls, Golf||1||1999, 1996|
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