Lydia Rippey Elementary School

  • Lydia Rippey Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the New Mexico state average of 28%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Lydia Rippey Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 76%.

Top Placements

Lydia Rippey Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

  • Lydia Rippey Elementary School's student population of 448 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lydia Rippey Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 819 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lydia Rippey Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
21%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
28%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
14%
10%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
35%
61%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lydia Rippey Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
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White
50%
24%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lydia Rippey Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score0.610.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
67%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAztec Municipal s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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