La Mesa Elementary School

7500 Copper Ave Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
La Mesa Elementary School serves 506 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
La Mesa Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (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 17% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% 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

La Mesa Elementary School's student population of 506 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

La Mesa Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Mesa Elementary School is 0.26, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#558 out of 742 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
5%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
86%
60%
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Black
5%
2%
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White
2%
23%
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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
0.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (05-06)
2%
8%
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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: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NM
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26 (Btm 50%)

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