Taylor Middle School

Taylor Middle School serves 566 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Taylor Middle School operates within the Albuquerque Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 566 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 566 students
Taylor Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Taylor Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Taylor Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less 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
Taylor Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
5%
10%
Taylor Middle School American Indian (1990-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Taylor Middle School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
67%
59%
Taylor Middle School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
2%
2%
Taylor Middle School Black (1990-2012)
White
22%
26%
Taylor Middle School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Taylor Middle School Sch Ethnicity Taylor Middle 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.
0.50 0.57
Taylor Middle 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.
49%
61%
Taylor Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
8%
6%
Taylor Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 100,906 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Albuquerque Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
169
3
Number of Students Managed 100,906 385
District Total Revenue $1,030 MM $10 MM
Albuquerque Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,214 MM $10 MM
Albuquerque Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,736 $16,127
Albuquerque Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,652 $16,153
Albuquerque 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 Cibola High School (2.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Taft Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Los Ranchos Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Albuquerque North Valley Academy
    Charter School
    7939 4th St Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87114
    (505)796-0313
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  497  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Albuquerque Los Ranchos Elementary School
    7609 Fourth St Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87107
    (505)880-3744
    0.5  mi  |  352  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Albuquerque Taft Middle School
    620 Schulte Rd Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87107
    (505)880-3744
    1.3  mi  |  531  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Albuquerque Alameda Elementary School
    412 Alameda Rd
    Albuquerque , NM , 88001
    (505)898-0070
    1.6  mi  |  255  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Las Cruces Alameda Elementary School
    505 South Main Ste 249
    Las Cruces , NM , 87114
    (505)527-5800
    1.6  mi  |  534  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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