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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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.