Jefferson Montessori serves 250 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 250 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in NM)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

School Overview

Jefferson Montessori's student population of 250 students has grown by 47% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Jefferson Montessori is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
15-19%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
20-24%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
48%
62%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
49%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
75%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
73%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 250 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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