Lydia Rippey Elementary School

Tel: (505)334-9474
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Lydia Rippey Elementary School operates within the Aztec Municipal s School District.

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School Overview

  • Lydia Rippey Elementary School's student population of 448 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students448 students
Lydia Rippey Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Lydia Rippey Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Lydia Rippey Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeLydia Rippey Elementary School Student By Grade

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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
28%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Lydia Rippey Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
14%
10%
Lydia Rippey Elementary School American Indian Students (1992-2016)
Asian
n/a
1%
Lydia Rippey Elementary School Asian Students (1996-2009)
Hispanic
35%
61%
Lydia Rippey Elementary School Black Students (1992-2016)
Black
n/a
2%
Lydia Rippey Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
50%
24%
Lydia Rippey Elementary School White Students (1992-2016)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Lydia Rippey Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsLydia Rippey Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.610.38
Lydia Rippey Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
67%
Lydia Rippey Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
Lydia Rippey Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Lydia Rippey Elementary School is Aztec Municipal s School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 140 school districts in New Mexico (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Aztec Municipal s School District's student population of 3,235 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,328 in this district is less than the state average of $13,738. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,736 is less than the state average of $13,383. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four school years.
    School District NameAztec Municipal s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    7
    2
    Number of Students Managed3,235332
    Aztec Municipal s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    21%
    21%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    29%
    28%
    District Total Revenue$35 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$40 MM$4 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,328$13,738
    District Spending / Student$11,736$13,383
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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