Hernandez Elementary School

714 Don Diego Rd
Espanola, NM 87532
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Hernandez Elementary School serves 88 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 22%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Hernandez Elementary School's student population of 88 students has declined by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
88 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Hernandez Elementary School is 0.15, 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
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State Level (NM)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
≤10%
22%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
10-14%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
15:1
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American Indian
2%
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
92%
60%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
5%
23%
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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
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (04-05)
12%
10%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 88 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50% in NM)

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