The median age in Los Alamos is around 40 years old, right smack in the middle. That generally points to a town of working professionals, and one that a lot of families call home. As a result, Los Alamos has a fairly narrow housing market (limited space, developments) and many seek more diverse food, shopping, and festivities of Santa Fe. Here’s a quick rundown of the activities and areas in and around Los Alamos when you go visit.
Los Alamos is known throughout New Mexico for its outstanding public schools. Los Alamos High School, located at 300 Diamond Drive in Los Alamos, ranks as the fifth best high school in New Mexico, according to U.S. and News and World Report’s Best High Schools in the U.S. The New Mexico Public Education Department ranks Los Alamos High as the number one comprehensive public high school in the state. Total high school enrollment is about 890.
In addition to the high school, Los Alamos Public Schools consists of five elementary schools, one middle school, and one freshman academy. Schools are located in Los Alamos and White Rock.