Jefferson Montessori

101 South Canal St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Jefferson Montessori serves 234 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Jefferson Montessori placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 25%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 58%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 234 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 57% (Btm 50% in NM)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

School Overview

Jefferson Montessori's student population of 234 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
234 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Montessori is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 217 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Montessori is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#158 out of 217 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
25%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
51%
62%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
48%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
57%
66%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
74%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
1%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson Montessori's ranking?
Jefferson Montessori is ranked #158 out of 217 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Mexico.
What schools are Jefferson Montessori often compared to?
Jefferson Montessoriis often viewed alongside schools like J Paul Taylor Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% NM state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% NM state average).
What is the graduation rate of Jefferson Montessori?
The graduation rate of Jefferson Montessori is 57%, which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 66%.
How many students attend Jefferson Montessori?
234 students attend Jefferson Montessori.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Jefferson Montessori students are Hispanic, 48% of students are White, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Montessori?
Jefferson Montessori has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Jefferson Montessori offer ?
Jefferson Montessori offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Jefferson Montessori part of?
Jefferson Montessori is part of Carlsbad Municipal Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 234 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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