57 Loma Del Escolar
Los Alamos, NM 87544
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Barranca Mesa Elementary School serves 413 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Barranca Mesa Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 52% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in NM
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Barranca Mesa Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Barranca Mesa Elementary School's student population of 413 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Barranca Mesa Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Barranca Mesa Elementary School is 0.57, which is equal to 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
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State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#37 out of 742 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barranca Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
33%
62%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
57%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
73%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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