Des Moines High School

500 Des Moines Avenue
Des Moines, NM 88418
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
2.00 (1 review)
Des Moines High School serves 47 students in grades 7-12.
Des Moines High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 22%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Des Moines High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

Des Moines High School's student population of 47 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students47 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Rankings

Des Moines High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 717 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Des Moines High School is 0.46, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#20 out of 717 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
22%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
50-59%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
28%
60%
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Black
4%
2%
White
68%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.460.58
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
74%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDes Moines Municipal Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Des Moines High School is Branson School (18.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Des Moines Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Des Moines Des Moines Elementary School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 43 students
    0.0 miles
    500 Des Moines Avenue
    Des Moines, NM 88418
    (505) 278-2611
    0 K-6 43
  • Branson Branson School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 79 students
    18.2 miles
    101 Saddlerock Drive
    Branson, CO 81027
    (719) 946-5531
    18.2 PK-12 79
  • Raton Longfellow Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 242 students
    34.5 miles
    700 East 4th
    Raton, NM 87740
    (505) 445-9111
    34.5 PK-2 242
  • Raton Raton Intermediate Math: 16% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 299 students
    35.0 miles
    500 South Third
    Raton, NM 87740
    (505) 445-9111
    35 3-6 299
  • Raton Raton High School Math: 15% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 390 students
    35.3 miles
    1535 Tiger Circle
    Raton, NM 87740
    (505) 445-9111
    35.3 7-12 390

School Reviews

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no good staff members. new people try to take over the place like they are something special. the teachers dont teach anything. they send away all the good teachers. this is not a good school at all.
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