La Plata Middle School

3500 North Silver St

Silver City, NM 88061-7259

Grades: 6-8

654 students

La Plata Middle School serves 654 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
La Plata Middle School operates within the Silver Consolidated s School District.

Overview

The student population of 654 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 654 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 0.46 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 15:1 14:1
Hispanic
67%
60%
White
31%
25%
Hawaiian
1%
58%
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.46 0.38
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.
51%
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.
10%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,152 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Silver Consolidated s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 3,152 312
District Total Revenue $34 MM $10 MM
District Spending $32 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,500 $16,127
District Spending / Student $9,859 $16,153
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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Silver CitySilver High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    3200 North Silver St
    Silver CityNM 88061
    (505)956-2000
    0.3 mi | 730 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Silver CitySilver City Opportunity School
    600 East 32nd St
    Silver CityNM 88061
    (575)956-2140
    0.3 mi | 72 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Silver CityG.w.stout Elementary School
    2601 North Silver St
    Silver CityNM 88061
    (505)956-2000
    0.6 mi | 367 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Silver CityAldo Leopold Charter
    Charter School
    1422 Hwy 180 East
    Silver CityNM 88062
    (575)538-2547
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 84 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Silver CityJose Barrios Elementary School
    1625 Little Walnut
    Silver CityNM 88061
    (505)956-2000
    1.3 mi | 237 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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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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