Maxwell Middle School

  • Maxwell Middle School serves 21 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (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 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Maxwell Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • Maxwell Middle School's student population of 21 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students21 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Maxwell Middle School is ranked within the top 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 7:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Maxwell Middle School is 0.45, which is less 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)#364 out of 823 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
21%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:116:1
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Hispanic
67%
60%
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White
33%
23%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Maxwell Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score0.450.58
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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 Maxwell Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaxwell Municipal Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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