Lowell Elementary School

1700 Sunshine Terrace Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lowell Elementary School serves 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Lowell Elementary School's student population of 248 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Lowell Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
≤5%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
6-9%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
7%
12%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
73%
62%
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Black
5%
2%
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White
6%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
74%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (05-06)
1%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% NM state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 33% NM state average).
How many students attend Lowell Elementary School?
248 students attend Lowell Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Lowell Elementary School students are Hispanic, 7% of students are American Indian, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lowell Elementary School?
Lowell Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lowell Elementary School offer ?
Lowell Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Lowell Elementary School part of?
Lowell Elementary School is part of Albuquerque Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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