Cleveland High School

V. Sue Cleveland High School
Cleveland High exterior
School Profile:
Updated October 2020

Mascot: Storm
Colors: Electric Blue, Silver, and Black
Grade Levels Served: 9-12
Four-Year Graduation Rate: 89.9%
Founded: August 2009 by Rio Rancho Public Schools

Staff Profile:

Principal: Scott Affentranger
Vice Principal: Vicky McCarty
Assistant Principals: Millan Baca, Rebecca Bruere, Rudy Galindo, Shawn Havill
Activities Director: Stacy Salinas
Athletics Director: Matt Martinez

Employees: 221
Teachers: 139
Instructional Support Staff: 41
Non-Instructional Support Staff: 41

School Goals:
Student Excellence

School Programs:
Comprehensive HS featuring a strong academic program in the core subjects as well as varied and rich elective classes, outstanding athletics and fine arts programs, and a wide range of co-curricular and extracurricular activities.

Programs of Study (click here)
Where Are We?
Location map - Cleveland HighAddress: 4800 Cleveland Heights Rd. NE
(formerly Laban Rd.)
Rio Rancho, NM 87144

Phone: (505) 938-0300
Fax: (505) 338-3474

Geographic Area Served:
North of Northern Blvd.

Student Profile:

: 2,586 (October 2020)
Percent Special Education: 10.5%
Percent English-Language Learners: 1.8%
Percent Free/Reduced Meals: All students federally-funded in 2020-21

Ethnicity/Race: The percentages for each category are rounded up or down to the nearest .1 which may cause the total to slightly exceed or be below 100%. In addition, families of mixed-race heritage may now also designate their child as being of more than one race. This may cause the percentages to add up to a number that is other than 100%.

African-American: 4.0%
American Indian: 6.4%
Asian: 1.8%
Caucasian (non-Hispanic): 30.5%
Hispanic: 56.8%
Pacific Islander: 0.5%
Other/unknown: 0.1%