Ranchos De Taos Elementary School

Grades: PK-5

476 students

Ranchos De Taos Elementary School serves 476 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Ranchos De Taos Elementary School operates within the Taos Municipal s School District.

Overview

The student population of 476 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 476 students
Ranchos De Taos Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Ranchos De Taos Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Ranchos De Taos Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less 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 14:1 14:1
Ranchos De Taos Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
10%
Ranchos De Taos Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
85%
60%
Ranchos De Taos Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
14%
25%
Ranchos De Taos Elementary School White Students (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Ranchos De Taos 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.
0.26 0.38
Ranchos De Taos 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.
65%
61%
Ranchos De Taos 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.
13%
6%
Ranchos De Taos Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,817 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,973 is less than the state average of $16,127. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,130 is less than the state average of $16,153. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Taos Municipal s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 2,817 312
Taos Municipal s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $10 MM
Taos Municipal s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $37 MM $10 MM
Taos Municipal s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,973 $16,127
Taos Municipal s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,130 $16,153
Taos Municipal s 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 Vista Grande High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Taos Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Taos Academy (3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TaosVista Grande High School
    Charter School
    111 Paseo Del Canon West
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)758-5202
    Charter School

    1.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 80 students                      
  • TaosTaos Cyber Magnet High School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    213 Paseo Del Canon
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)758-5202
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    1.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 23 students                      
  • TaosTaos Middle School
    235 Paseo Del Canon
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)758-5202
    1.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 559 students                      
  • TaosTaos High School
    134 Cervantes
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)758-5202
    2.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 688 students                      
  • TaosTaos Academy
    Charter School
    125 La Posta Rd
    TaosNM 87571
    (505)751-3109
    Charter School

    3 mi | Gr. 5-12 | 162 students                      

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