Cielo Azul Elementary School serves 643 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 643 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 67%
- Math Proficiency: <50%
- Reading Proficiency: <50%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education
Cielo Azul Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:
Cielo Azul Elementary School's student population of 643 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Cielo Azul Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NM)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% NM state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 33% NM state average).
How many students attend Cielo Azul Elementary School?
643 students attend Cielo Azul Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Cielo Azul Elementary School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are American Indian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cielo Azul Elementary School?
Cielo Azul Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Cielo Azul Elementary School offer ?
Cielo Azul Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Cielo Azul Elementary School part of?
Cielo Azul Elementary School is part of Rio Rancho Public Schools School District.
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