Yucca Elementary School

Yucca Elementary School serves 576 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Yucca Elementary School operates within the Alamogordo School District.

Overview

The student population of 576 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 576 students
Yucca Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Yucca Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Yucca Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 20:1 14:1
Yucca Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
10%
Yucca Elementary School American Indian Students (1991-2013)
Asian
2%
1%
Yucca Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
32%
60%
Yucca Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
8%
2%
Yucca Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
56%
25%
Yucca Elementary School White Students (1990-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
58%
Yucca Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Yucca Elementary School 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.
0.58 0.38
Yucca Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
50%
61%
Yucca Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2013)
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.
8%
6%
Yucca Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,376 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,045 is less than the state average of $16,127. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,037 is less than the state average of $16,153. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Alamogordo School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 6,376 312
Alamogordo School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $10 MM
Alamogordo School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $62 MM $10 MM
Alamogordo School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,045 $16,127
Alamogordo School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,037 $16,153
Alamogordo 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 Alamogordo High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mountain View Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sacramento Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AlamogordoAlamogordo High School
    103 Cuba Ave
    AlamogordoNM 88310
    (505)439-3270
    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1494 students                      
  • AlamogordoMountain View Middle School
    500 South Canyon Rd
    AlamogordoNM 88310
    (505)439-3270
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 408 students                      
  • AlamogordoSacramento Elementary School
    300 Alaska Ave
    AlamogordoNM 88310
    (505)439-3270
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 221 students                      
  • AlamogordoHeights Elementary School
    2410 10th St
    AlamogordoNM 88310
    (505)439-3270
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 244 students                      
  • AlamogordoChaparral Middle School
    1401 College Ave
    AlamogordoNM 88310
    (505)439-3270
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 722 students                      

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