La Plata Middle School

La Plata Middle School serves 637 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NM average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
La Plata Middle School operates within the Silver Consolidated s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 637 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 637 students
La Plata Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % La Plata Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
La Plata Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade La Plata Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
La Plata Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
67%
61%
La Plata Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
31%
25%
La Plata Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
1%
La Plata Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.38
La Plata Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
61%
La Plata Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
La Plata Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

Silver Consolidated s School District's student population of 3,037 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,235 in this district is less than the state average of $16,798. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,292 is less than the state average of $17,733. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Silver Consolidated s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 3,037 340
Silver Consolidated s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $9 MM
Silver Consolidated s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $33 MM $9 MM
Silver Consolidated s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,235 $16,798
Silver Consolidated s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,292 $17,733
Silver Consolidated s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Silver City Opportunity School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Aldo Leopold Charter (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is G.w.stout Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • Santa FeSilver City Opportunity School
    Grades: 9-12 | 72 students
    0.3 miles
    600 East 32nd St
    Santa FeNM 87501
    (575)956-2140
    0.39-1272
  • Silver CitySilver High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 728 students
    0.3 miles
    3200 North Silver St
    Silver CityNM 88061
    (505)956-2000
    0.39-12728
  • Silver CityG.w.stout Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 405 students
    0.6 miles
    2601 North Silver St
    Silver CityNM 88061
    (505)956-2000
    0.6PK-5405
  • Silver CityAldo Leopold CharterCharter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 144 students
    1.1 miles
    1422 Hwy 180 East
    Silver CityNM 88061
    (575)538-2547
    1.16-12144
  • Silver CityJose Barrios Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 246 students
    1.3 miles
    1625 Little Walnut
    Silver CityNM 88061
    (505)956-2000
    1.3KG-5246

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5.0  4/10/2012
its a really great school. every ones nice and the teachers are good at teaching u a way that you understand the subject
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