Sierra County Public Schools

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There are 5 public schools in Sierra County, New Mexico, serving 1,353 students.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico state average of 74%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the state average of 14:1.

Sierra County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • ArreyArrey Elementary School
    7 Arrey Cemetery Rd
    ArreyNM87930
    (505)894-8150
    135 students | Gr. PK-5
  • T Or CHot Springs High School
    1200 North Pershing Ave
    T Or CNM87901
    (505)894-8150
    400 students | Gr. 9-12
  • T Or C
    Sierra Elementary School
    1500 North Silver
    T Or CNM87901
    (505)894-8150
    148 students | Gr. 4-5
  • T Or C
    T Or C Elementary School
    1500 North Silver
    T Or CNM87901
    (505)894-8150
    374 students | Gr. PK-3
  • T Or C
    T Or C Middle School
    1802 Pershing St
    T Or CNM87901
    (505)894-8150
    296 students | Gr. 6-8

County Statistics

About Sierra County County Statistics (NM) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 11,979 people 1,861,281 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 19% 24%
Median Household Income $30,875 $35,875
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School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Sierra County, NM public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.32, which is lower than the New Mexico average of 0.57. The most diverse school district in Sierra County is T Or C Municipal Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Mexico or in the USA.