Brown Early Childhood Center

520 West 5th St
Portales, NM 88130
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Brown Early Childhood Center serves 333 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 333 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

School Overview

Brown Early Childhood Center's student population of 333 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students
333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Brown Early Childhood Center is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
66%
62%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
29%
21%
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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
0.48
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
74%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
1%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Brown Early Childhood Center?
333 students attend Brown Early Childhood Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Brown Early Childhood Center students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Brown Early Childhood Center?
Brown Early Childhood Center has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Brown Early Childhood Center offer ?
Brown Early Childhood Center offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
What school district is Brown Early Childhood Center part of?
Brown Early Childhood Center is part of Portales Municipal Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 333 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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