Central Elementary School

1352 Hardin St
Lordsburg, NM 88045
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Central Elementary School serves 56 students in grades 5-6.
Central 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 25%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the New Mexico state average of 58%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 56 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NM
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 56 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
Total Students
56 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 217 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.28, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#160 out of 217 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
25%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
84%
62%
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Black
4%
2%
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White
12%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.28
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
74%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Elementary School's ranking?
Central Elementary School is ranked #160 out of 217 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Mexico.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% NM state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% NM state average).
How many students attend Central Elementary School?
56 students attend Central Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Central Elementary School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Elementary School?
Central Elementary School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Central Elementary School offer ?
Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 5-6
What school district is Central Elementary School part of?
Central Elementary School is part of Lordsburg Municipal Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 56 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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