Gordon Bernell Charter

401 Roma Nw 3rd Floor,

Albuquerque, NM, 87102

Tel: (505)880-3744
Grades: 9-12

437 students

Gordon Bernell Charter serves 437 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Gordon Bernell Charter operates within the Albuquerque Public s School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 437 students has grown by 40% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 128% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 437 students
Gordon Bernell Charter Total Students (2009-2012)
Gender % 71% Male / 29%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Gordon Bernell Charter Total Classroom Teachers (2009-2012)
Students by Grade Gordon Bernell Charter Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Gordon Bernell Charter Student : Teacher Ratio (2009-2012)
American Indian
9%
10%
Gordon Bernell Charter American Indian (2009-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Gordon Bernell Charter Asian (2010-2011)
Hispanic
60%
59%
Gordon Bernell Charter Hispanic (2009-2012)
Black
7%
2%
Gordon Bernell Charter Black (2009-2012)
White
21%
26%
Gordon Bernell Charter White (2009-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Gordon Bernell Charter Sch Ethnicity Gordon Bernell Charter Sta Ethnicity
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 0.57
Gordon Bernell Charter Diversity Score (2009-2012)
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.
n/a 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 100,906 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Albuquerque Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
169
3
Number of Students Managed 100,906 385
Graduation Rate 62% 72%
Albuquerque Public s School District Graduation Rate (1997-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,030 MM $10 MM
District Spending $1,214 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,736 $16,127
District Spending / Student $12,652 $16,153
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Albuquerque Lew Wallace Elementary School
    513 6th St Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87102
    (505)880-3744
    0.1  mi  |  296  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Albuquerque Abq Sign Language Academy
    Charter School
    620 Lomas Blvd Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87102
    (505)244-7553
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  66  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Albuquerque Amy Biehl Charter High School
    Charter School
    123 4th St Sw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87102
    (505)299-9409
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  294  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Albuquerque Tierra Adentro
    Charter School
    209 Gold Ave Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87102
    (505)242-7600
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  183  students  |  Gr.  6-11
  • Albuquerque Washington Middle School
    1101 Park Sw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87102
    (505)880-3744
    0.6  mi  |  505  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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