Highland Autism Center

  • Highland Autism Center serves 27 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 41%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 49%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Highland Autism Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 74%.

Top Placements

Highland Autism Center places among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

  • Highland Autism Center's student population of 27 students has grown by 80% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students27 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Autism Center is ranked within the top 50% of all 798 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has increased from 3:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Autism Center is 0.70, which is more 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland Autism Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
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American Indian
7%
12%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
49%
57%
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Black
7%
2%
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White
19%
26%
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Two or more races
15%
1%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland Autism Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score0.700.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
67%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlbuquerque School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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