Gordon Bernell Charter

401 Roma Nw 3rd Floor

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Grades: 9-12

685 students

Gordon Bernell Charter serves 685 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Gordon Bernell Charter operates within the Albuquerque School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 685 students has grown by 171% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 130% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 685 students
Gordon Bernell Charter Total Students (2009-2013)
Gender % 71% Male / 29%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Gordon Bernell Charter Total Teachers (2009-2013)
Students by Grade Gordon Bernell Charter Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 23:1 14:1
Gordon Bernell Charter Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2013)
American Indian
12%
10%
Gordon Bernell Charter American Indian Students (2009-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Gordon Bernell Charter Asian Students (2010-2011)
Hispanic
60%
60%
Gordon Bernell Charter Black Students (2009-2013)
Black
8%
2%
Gordon Bernell Charter Black Students (2009-2013)
White
19%
25%
Gordon Bernell Charter White Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Gordon Bernell Charter 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.
0.59 0.38
Gordon Bernell Charter Diversity Score (2009-2013)
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.
6% 61%
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.
n/a 6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 100,891 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,736 is less than the state average of $16,127. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,652 is less than the state average of $16,153. The district spending/student has grown by 53% over four years.
School District Name Albuquerque School District
Number of Schools
Managed
169
3
Number of Students Managed 100,891 312
Albuquerque School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 62% 72%
Albuquerque School District Graduation Rate (1997-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,030 MM $10 MM
Albuquerque School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,214 MM $10 MM
Albuquerque School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,736 $16,127
Albuquerque School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,652 $16,153
Albuquerque School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Amy Biehl Charter High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tierra Adentro (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lew Wallace Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • AlbuquerqueLew Wallace Elementary School
    513 6th St Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87102
    (505)880-3744
    0.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 299 students                      
  • AlbuquerqueAbq Sign Language Academy
    Charter School
    620 Lomas Blvd Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87102
    (505)244-7553
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-7 | 71 students                      
  • AlbuquerqueAmy Biehl Charter High School
    Charter School
    123 4th St Sw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87102
    (505)299-9409
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 292 students                      
  • AlbuquerqueTierra Adentro
    Charter School
    209 Gold Ave Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87102
    (505)242-7600
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 205 students                      
  • AlbuquerqueWashington Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1101 Park Sw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87102
    (505)880-3744
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 464 students                      

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