520 West 5th St
Portales, NM 88130
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Brown Early Childhood Center serves 340 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Brown Early Childhood Center's student population of 340 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students
340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Brown Early Childhood Center is 0.53, 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
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State Level (NM)
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
59%
60%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
36%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 340 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50% in NM)

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