311 Miranda
Springer, NM 87747
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Forrester Elementary School serves 32 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Forrester Elementary School's student population of 32 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-2
Total Students
32 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Forrester Elementary School is 0.41, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NM)
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
72%
60%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Forrester Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Forrester Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
White
28%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Forrester Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Forrester Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
22%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Forrester Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Students: 32 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Btm 50% in NM)

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