Gadsden High School

  • Gadsden High School serves 1,512 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 8% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 28%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Gadsden High 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Gadsden High School's student population of 1,512 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,512 students
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Total Classroom Teachers92 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gadsden High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 819 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gadsden High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Overall School Rank
55%
27%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
21%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
28%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Hispanic
100%
61%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
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24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gadsden High School and the percentage of White public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gadsden High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Scoren/a0.38
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Graduation Rate
88%
71%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
67%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGadsden Independent s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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