Emerson Elementary School

620 Georgia St Se
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Emerson Elementary School serves 363 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower 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 8% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 8%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Emerson Elementary School's student population of 363 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Emerson Elementary School is 0.44, 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
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State Level (NM)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
12%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
8%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
8%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
74%
62%
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Black
6%
2%
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White
6%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
74%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (05-06)
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Emerson Elementary School often compared to?
Emerson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Alameda Elementary School, Montezuma Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% NM state average), while 8% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 33% NM state average).
How many students attend Emerson Elementary School?
363 students attend Emerson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Emerson Elementary School students are Hispanic, 8% of students are American Indian, 6% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Emerson Elementary School?
Emerson Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Emerson Elementary School offer ?
Emerson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Emerson Elementary School part of?
Emerson Elementary School is part of Albuquerque Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 8%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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