Los Alamos High School Graduation Rate Among Highest In State

The LAPS Four-Year cohort graduation rate rose from 83 percent in 2016 to 93.5 percent in 2021. Graph courtesy LAPS


Despite the obstacles created by Covid-19, Los Alamos High School has a 93.5% graduation rate for 2021, one of the highest in the state.

“We are happy to see the commitment by both our students and staff to completing the requirements for graduation and obtaining a diploma from LAHS,” said Interim Superintendent Jennifer Guy. “This rate reflects the extra effort that students, staff and families put into learning during the pandemic.”

“We are very proud of all of our students,” added LAHS Principal Carter Payne. “We work hard to give our students the opportunity to receive a diploma from Los Alamos High School.”

The New Mexico Public Education Department recently released 2021 graduation data which reports that the state overall maintained a 77% graduation rate. The national graduation rate for 2021 will be released in May.

LAHS is among a handful of schools in the state who have achieved a graduation rate of 90% or higher. Click here to see the statewide report listing all school districts.