Dugan-tarango Middle School serves 87 students in grades 7-8.
Dugan-tarango Middle 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 bottom 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 40-49% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 58%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 7-8
- Enrollment: 87 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 83%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in NM
- Math Proficiency: ≤10% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-49% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education
Dugan-tarango Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:
Most improved public schools
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Dugan-tarango Middle School's student population of 87 students has grown by 47% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Dugan-tarango Middle 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 Dugan-tarango Middle School is 0.29, 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
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#199 out of 217 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
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 (15-16)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Dugan-tarango Middle School's ranking?
Dugan-tarango Middle School is ranked #199 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 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% NM state average).
How many students attend Dugan-tarango Middle School?
87 students attend Dugan-tarango Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Dugan-tarango Middle School students are Hispanic, and 17% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dugan-tarango Middle School?
Dugan-tarango Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dugan-tarango Middle School offer ?
Dugan-tarango Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Dugan-tarango Middle School part of?
Dugan-tarango Middle School is part of Lordsburg Municipal Schools School District.
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