La Luz Elementary School
La Luz Elementary School serves 211 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
La Luz Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Students: 211 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 49%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in NM
- Math Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education
La Luz Elementary School's student population of 211 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
La Luz Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 742 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of La Luz Elementary School is 0.55, 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
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#365 out of 742 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education
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