Magdalena High School

  • Magdalena High School serves 97 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Magdalena High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Magdalena High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

  • Magdalena High School's student population of 97 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 46% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students97 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Magdalena High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 823 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Magdalena High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#721 out of 823 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
38%
12%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
32%
60%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
25%
23%
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Diversity Score0.700.58
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Graduation Rate≥80%
71%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Magdalena High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMagdalena Municipal Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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