Explore Academy serves 646 students in grades 6-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 63% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 646 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50% in NM)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Explore Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

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School Overview

Explore Academy's student population of 646 students has grown by 204% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 175% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
646 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Explore Academy is 0.58, 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
This School
State Level (NM)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
48%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
63%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
3%
12%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
37%
62%
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Black
4%
2%
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White
53%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
77%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
73%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Explore Academy's ranking?

Explore Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for: Most diverse schools (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% NM state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 33% NM state average).

What is the graduation rate of Explore Academy?

The graduation rate of Explore Academy is 70-79%, which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77%.

How many students attend Explore Academy?

646 students attend Explore Academy.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

53% of Explore Academy students are White, 37% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are American Indian, and 3% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Explore Academy?

Explore Academy has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.

What grades does Explore Academy offer ?

Explore Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-12

What school district is Explore Academy part of?

Explore Academy is part of Explore Academy School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 646 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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