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Eldorado High School is a public 9–12 high school located in northeast Albuquerque, New Mexico within the Albuquerque Public Schools District.

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11300 Montgomery Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111

TypePublic high school
PrincipalMartín Sandoval
Enrollment1,848 (2016-17)[1]
Color(s)Texas Orange, Gold, White              
Athletics conferenceNMAA, 5A Dist. 2
MascotGolden Eagle
RivalLa Cueva High School


School gradeEdit

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 usung many forms of testing, and includes graduation rates.[2]

School year Grade from NMPED
2010–11 A


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.

Sports and State TitlesEdit

Notable alumniEdit


The Eldorado Golden Eagle Marching Band is ranked first overall in Albuquerque competitions, ranked fourth in the New Mexico state competitions, and ranked 176th in the USA (current in 2014). The average band roster contains around 130 students; and was selected to be the New Mexico Honor Band in 2012.


  1. ^ "ELDORADO HIGH". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  2. ^ "School Grading". Archived from the original on 2012-01-14. Retrieved 2012-01-12.
  3. ^ Lane, Charlotte Balcomb (June 11, 1999). "Native son directs 'Austin Powers'". Albuquerque Journal. p. B1.

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