School ratings are a major factor for prospective homeowners trying to decide what neighborhood to buy in.
The Neighborhood Journal will feature a different school in northeast and northwest Albuquerque each week to help readers understand how schools in those neighborhoods are performing.
Below you will find stats and rankings from greatschools.org to help navigate school scores in your neighborhood.
Del Norte High School
Del Norte High School was established in 1964 and is located at 5323 Montgomery Blvd. NE. The current principal is Eddie Bortot, and the school mascot is the Knights.
Del Norte High School has a 4/10 rating, and five of seven reviewers give the school five stars out of five. Del Norte is rated as the 10th best high school in the Albuquerque district.
The GreatSchools Summary Rating, which includes test scores (4/10), academic progress (5/10), college readiness (2/10) and equity (3/10), is 4/10 for Del Norte.
The school has 1,089 students in grades 9-12, a ratio of 15:1 students per teacher.
One 2020 five-star student review reads:
“A 10 out of 10 because I love it”
A 2018 two-star student review reads:
“A low rating, not the best leadership but the teachers are awesome!”
A 2018 five-star review from a parent/guardian says:
“My son really enjoys his math, science, and social studies teachers. The performing arts (theatre, band, choir, orchestra) are really active and they do amazing shows.”