15 West Chess Rd
Bluewater, NM 87005
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Bluewater Elementary School serves 96 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Bluewater Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (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 50-59% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Bluewater Elementary School's student population of 96 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
96 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Bluewater Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Bluewater Elementary School is 0.68, which is more 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
This School
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#71 out of 742 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
34%
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
25%
60%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
38%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
12%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 96 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in NM
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68 (Top 5%)

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