La Plata Middle School

3500 North Silver St,

Silver City, NM, 88061-7259

Tel: (505)956-2000
Grades: 6-8

651 students

La Plata Middle School serves 651 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
La Plata Middle School operates within the Silver Consolidated s School District.

Overview

The student population of 651 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 651 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 15:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
10%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
66%
59%
Black
1%
2%
White
29%
26%
Unknown
4%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.48
0.57
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 52%
61%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
9%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,035 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Silver Consolidated s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
n/a
Number of Students Managed 3,035
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Silver High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Snell Middle School (8.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is G.w.stout Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • Recommended April 10, 2012 - its a really great school. every ones nice and the teachers are good at teaching u a way that you understand the subject - Posted by Student/Alumni

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