La Plata Middle School

La Plata Middle School serves 637 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NM average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
La Plata Middle School operates within the Silver Consolidated s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 637 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 637 students
La Plata Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % La Plata Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
La Plata Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade La Plata Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
La Plata Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
67%
61%
La Plata Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
31%
25%
La Plata Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
1%
La Plata Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups La Plata Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.46 0.38
La Plata Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
61%
La Plata Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
La Plata Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,033 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,235 is less than the state average of $16,798. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,292 is less than the state average of $17,733. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Silver Consolidated s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 3,033 340
Silver Consolidated s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $9 MM
Silver Consolidated s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $33 MM $9 MM
Silver Consolidated s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,235 $16,798
Silver Consolidated s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,292 $17,733
Silver Consolidated s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Silver City Opportunity School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Aldo Leopold Charter (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is G.w.stout Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa FeSilver City Opportunity School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 72 students600 East 32nd St
    Santa FeNM 87501
    (575)956-2140
    0.39-1272
  • Silver CitySilver High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    0.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 728 students3200 North Silver St
    Silver CityNM 88061
    (505)956-2000
    0.39-12728
  • Silver CityG.w.stout Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 405 students2601 North Silver St
    Silver CityNM 88061
    (505)956-2000
    0.6PK-5405
  • Silver CityAldo Leopold Charter
    Charter School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 144 students1422 Hwy 180 East
    Silver CityNM 88061
    (575)538-2547
    1.16-12144
  • Silver CityJose Barrios Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 246 students1625 Little Walnut
    Silver CityNM 88061
    (505)956-2000
    1.3KG-5246

School Reviews

its a really great school. every ones nice and the teachers are good at teaching u a way that you understand the subject
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