New Mexico Public Schools

New Mexico is the #37 largest school system in the United States, serving 335,236 students across 907 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
View NM's Top 20 (school districts / counties / towns)
Recent Public School Articles
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on students’ lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.
Did You Know?
New Mexico 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 .57, which is higher than the national average of .48. The most diverse school district in New Mexico is Farmington Municipal Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Mexico or in the USA.