Bel-air Elementary School
Bel-air Elementary School serves 322 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bel-air 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 6-9% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
Bel-air Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Bel-air Elementary School's student population of 322 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Bel-air 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 Bel-air Elementary School 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 Data
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#674 out of 742 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education
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