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Gavilan Canyon School

Preschool | Grades 6-11 | Ruidoso Municipal Schools
819 Gavilan Canyon R
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(505) 257-4051

About This School

Gavilan Canyon School is located in Ruidoso, NM and is one of 6 schools in Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District. It is a alt. school that serves 23 students in grades 6-11.

Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Gavilan Canyon School's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2006, Gavilan Canyon School had 12 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New Mexico average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2006)

Students (2006)


Students Per Teacher (2006)

Female/Male (2006)

43% 57%

Subsidized Lunch (2006)


District Spending (2010)

per student
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Gavilan Canyon School Reviews

By , a Former Student on

this school is by far the best school i have ever attended! it has a great faculty, and 1 on 1 with students. if i had to, i would attend this school again.

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