Apache Elementary School

700 West Apache
Farmington, NM 87401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Apache Elementary School serves 460 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Apache Elementary School 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic and American Indian).

School Overview

Apache Elementary School's student population of 460 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students460 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Rankings

Apache Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 742 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Apache Elementary School is 0.56, 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 Testing Rank
#513 out of 742 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
63%
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
19%
60%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
11%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.560.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFarmington Municipal Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Apache Elementary School is New Mexico Virtual Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Farmington New Mexico Virtual Academy Charter School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 495 students
    0.5 miles
    845 N. Sullivan Ave
    Farmington, NM 87409
    (505) 436-2383
    0.5 6-12 495
  • Farmington Cate Center Pre K
    Grades: PK | 136 students
    0.7 miles
    301 N Court
    Farmington, NM 87401
    (505) 599-8744
    0.7 PK 136
  • Farmington Tibbetts Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 659 students
    0.7 miles
    3500 Twin Peaks Blvd
    Farmington, NM 87401
    (505) 324-9840
    0.7 6-8 659
  • Farmington Navajo Preparatory School
    Grades: 9-12 | 253 students
    0.9 miles
    1220 West Apache Street
    Farmington, NM 87401
    (505) 326-6571
    0.9 9-12 253
  • Farmington Mckinley Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 571 students
    1.1 miles
    1201 North Butler Ave
    Farmington, NM 87401
    (505) 324-9840
    1.1 K-5 571

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