V. Sue Cleveland High School

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V. Sue Cleveland High School
V.S. Cleveland High School Logo.png
4800 Cleveland Heights Rd. NE


United States
TypePublic high school
PrincipalScott Affentranger
Enrollment2,550 (2019-20)[1]
Electric Blue, Silver, and White
Athletics conferenceNMAA, 5A Dist. 1
MascotLightning Bolt
RivalRio Rancho High

V. Sue Cleveland High School or better known as Cleveland High School, (CHS) is a public senior high school of the Rio Rancho Public Schools. It is located in north-western Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Named after long time Rio Rancho Superintendent and educator of Public Schools, V. Sue Cleveland was established in 2009, due to overcrowding at Rio Rancho High School. Enrollment at the school stands at 2500[2]

The Mascot of CHS is the Storm, their colors are: Electric blue, Silver and white.


CHS competes in the New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA), as a class 5A school in District 1. In 2014, the NMAA realigned the state's schools in to six classifications and adjusted district boundaries.[3] In addition to V. Sue Cleveland High School, the schools in District 1-5A include: Cibola High School, Volcano Vista High School, Rio Rancho High School and Atrisco Heritage Academy (New Mexico).[4]

V. Sue Cleveland has captured 20 sport related state championships, and 5 state championships in activity related events.

Season Sport Number of Championships Year
Fall Cross Country, Boys 4 2018, 2017, 2012, 2011
Cross Country, Girls 3 2017, 2015, 2011
Football 2 2015, 2011
Volleyball 1 2012
Soccer, Boys 1 2018
Winter Ice Hockey 1 2012 (Non NMAA)*
Wrestling 3 2016, 2013, 2012
Spring Bowling, Boys 4 2015, 2012, 2011, 2010 (NMAA Activity)*
Golf, Boys 2 2015, 2014
Track & Field, Boys 6 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012
Track & Field, Girls 3 2016, 2015, 2012
Total 27*


  1. ^ "V SUE CLEVELAND HIGH". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 6, 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.trulia.com/schools/NM-Rio_Rancho/V_Sue_Cleveland_High_School/
  3. ^ http://www.nmact.org/file/Section_4.pdf
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. Retrieved 2014-09-22. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ http://www.nmact.org/pages/cross_country_state_championship/5A_BTeam.pdf
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Coordinates: 35°18′45″N 106°38′31″W / 35.31250°N 106.64194°W / 35.31250; -106.64194