Yucca Elementary School

Yucca Elementary School serves 582 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Yucca Elementary School operates within the Alamogordo Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 582 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 582 students
Yucca Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Yucca Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Yucca Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 20:1 14:1
Yucca Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
10%
Asian
1%
1%
Yucca Elementary School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
33%
59%
Yucca Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
8%
2%
Yucca Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
52%
26%
Yucca Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Yucca Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Yucca Elementary School 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.
0.62 0.57
Yucca Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
45%
61%
Yucca Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2012)
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.
11%
6%
Yucca Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,369 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Alamogordo Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 6,369 385
Alamogordo Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $10 MM
Alamogordo Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $62 MM $10 MM
Alamogordo Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,045 $16,127
District Spending / Student $10,037 $16,153
Alamogordo Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 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 Students Grades
  • Alamogordo Alamogordo High School
    103 Cuba Ave
    Alamogordo , NM , 88310
    (505)439-3270
    0.4  mi  |  1637  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Alamogordo Mountain View Middle School
    500 South Canyon Rd
    Alamogordo , NM , 88310
    (505)439-3270
    0.4  mi  |  479  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Alamogordo Sacramento Elementary School
    300 Alaska Ave
    Alamogordo , NM , 88310
    (505)439-3270
    0.6  mi  |  220  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Alamogordo Heights Elementary School
    2410 10th St
    Alamogordo , NM , 88310
    (505)439-3270
    0.6  mi  |  259  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Alamogordo Chaparral Middle School
    1401 College Ave
    Alamogordo , NM , 88310
    (505)439-3270
    0.8  mi  |  675  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Alamogordo, NM 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 0.59, which is higher than the New Mexico average of 0.37. The most diverse school in Alamogordo is High Rolls Mtn Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Mexico or national school diversity statistics.