New Mexico Public Schools

New Mexico is the #37 largest school system in the United States, serving 335,476 students across 910 public schools.
Minority enrollment is 74% (majority Hispanic), which is more than the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the 14:1 national average.

Student by Ethnicity

(NM) School Average
American Indian
10%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
59%
Black
2%
White
26%
Unknown
2%
  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 188188 Schools |
    96,58596,585 Students |
    78% 78% Minority
  • 66 Schools |
    300300 Students |
    29% 29% Minority
  • 3232 Schools |
    11,75511,755 Students |
    72% 72% Minority
  • 2020 Schools |
    3,6733,673 Students |
    83% 83% Minority
  • 1818 Schools |
    1,9411,941 Students |
    60% 60% Minority
  • 2828 Schools |
    10,41610,416 Students |
    63% 63% Minority
  • 33 Schools |
    313313 Students |
    51% 51% Minority
  • 7171 Schools |
    40,10740,107 Students |
    85% 85% Minority
  • 2727 Schools |
    10,35410,354 Students |
    58% 58% Minority
  • 1515 Schools |
    4,4094,409 Students |
    71% 71% Minority
  • 88 Schools |
    737737 Students |
    94% 94% Minority
  • 44 Schools |
    8787 Students |
    47% 47% Minority
  • 88 Schools |
    771771 Students |
    71% 71% Minority
  • 3838 Schools |
    13,40213,402 Students |
    71% 71% Minority
  • 1515 Schools |
    3,0033,003 Students |
    61% 61% Minority
  • 77 Schools |
    3,5193,519 Students |
    34% 34% Minority
  • 1111 Schools |
    5,4175,417 Students |
    83% 83% Minority
  • 5555 Schools |
    13,57413,574 Students |
    95% 95% Minority
  • 66 Schools |
    579579 Students |
    95% 95% Minority
  • 2424 Schools |
    7,3777,377 Students |
    45% 45% Minority
  • 1212 Schools |
    1,5831,583 Students |
    58% 58% Minority
  • 2929 Schools |
    5,7325,732 Students |
    96% 96% Minority
  • 1313 Schools |
    3,6513,651 Students |
    57% 57% Minority
  • 5858 Schools |
    23,73723,737 Students |
    68% 68% Minority
  • 2020 Schools |
    3,9783,978 Students |
    92% 92% Minority
  • 4747 Schools |
    20,91820,918 Students |
    65% 65% Minority
  • 5252 Schools |
    21,27021,270 Students |
    74% 74% Minority
  • 55 Schools |
    1,3531,353 Students |
    51% 51% Minority
  • 1111 Schools |
    2,3202,320 Students |
    77% 77% Minority
  • 2626 Schools |
    4,4214,421 Students |
    73% 73% Minority
  • 1717 Schools |
    4,3744,374 Students |
    54% 54% Minority
  • 66 Schools |
    628628 Students |
    53% 53% Minority
  • 3030 Schools |
    13,19213,192 Students |
    76% 76% Minority
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