Artesia Zia Intermediate
Artesia Zia Intermediate serves 594 students in grades 6-7.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is higher 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 45% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 6-7
- Enrollment: 594 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 64%
- Math Proficiency: 27% (Top 1% in NM)
- Reading Proficiency: 45% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education
Artesia Zia Intermediate's student population of 594 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Artesia Zia Intermediate is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NM)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% NM state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 33% NM state average).
How many students attend Artesia Zia Intermediate?
594 students attend Artesia Zia Intermediate.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Artesia Zia Intermediate students are Hispanic, 36% of students are White, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Artesia Zia Intermediate?
Artesia Zia Intermediate has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Artesia Zia Intermediate offer ?
Artesia Zia Intermediate offers enrollment in grades 6-7
What school district is Artesia Zia Intermediate part of?
Artesia Zia Intermediate is part of Artesia Public Schools School District.
Review Artesia Zia Intermediate. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:
- Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
- Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
School Safety: Shootings
Teachers and parents must be prepared for anything that impacts the safety of our young people.
New York City Schools: Less Tenure for Teachers
With new standards for measuring teacher performance, the number of teachers awarded tenure in New York City schools has fallen dramatically this year. We’ll take a look at how this change might impact the face of education in New York.
Have Smartphones Ruined Public Education?
I used to think that students having smartphones in school was a bad thing. Not any more. Here are my reasons why.