Chief Manuelito Middle School

1325 South Rico St
Gallup, NM 87301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 651 students in grades 6-8, Chief Manuelito Middle School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 24%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 34%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic and American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 651 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50% in NM
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Chief Manuelito Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

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School Overview

Chief Manuelito Middle School's student population of 651 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Chief Manuelito Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 810 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Chief Manuelito Middle School is 0.46, 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.
This School
State Level (NM)
#592 out of 810 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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16%
24%
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24%
34%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
71%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
20%
62%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
5%
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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0.46
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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 (12-13)
11%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chief Manuelito Middle School's ranking?
Chief Manuelito Middle School is ranked #592 out of 810 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?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% NM state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 34% NM state average).
How many students attend Chief Manuelito Middle School?
651 students attend Chief Manuelito Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Chief Manuelito Middle School students are American Indian, 20% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chief Manuelito Middle School?
Chief Manuelito Middle School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Chief Manuelito Middle School offer ?
Chief Manuelito Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Chief Manuelito Middle School part of?
Chief Manuelito Middle School is part of Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 651 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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