New Mexico Public Schools

New Mexico is the #37 largest school system in the United States, serving 335,236 students 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
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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 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. 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.