Abq Sign Language Academy

  • Abq Sign Language Academy serves 98 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Abq Sign Language Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • Abq Sign Language Academy's student population of 98 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students98 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Abq Sign Language Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 823 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Abq Sign Language Academy is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#458 out of 823 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:116:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
65%
60%
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Black
6%
2%
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White
20%
23%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.540.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameABQ Sign Language Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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