La Plata Middle School

  • La Plata Middle School serves 577 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NM average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • La Plata Middle School operates within the Silver Consolidated s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 577 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students577 students
La Plata Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %La Plata Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
La Plata Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeLa Plata Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
La Plata Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
10%
La Plata Middle School American Indian Students (1992-2009)
Asian
n/a
1%
La Plata Middle School Asian Students (1992-2013)
Hispanic
70%
61%
La Plata Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
n/a
2%
La Plata Middle School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
29%
24%
La Plata Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
1%
2%
La Plata Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLa Plata Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.430.57
La Plata Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
55%
57%
La Plata Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
n/a
6%
La Plata Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

  • Silver Consolidated s School District's student population of 2,883 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,521 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 $10,580 is less than the state average of $17,733. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSilver Consolidated s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed2,883353
Silver Consolidated s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$32 MM$9 MM
Silver Consolidated s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$33 MM$9 MM
Silver Consolidated s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,521$16,798
Silver Consolidated s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,580$17,733
Silver Consolidated s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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5  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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