329 North Bergin Ln
Bloomfield, NM 87413
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mesa Alta Jr High School serves 427 students in grades 7-8.
Mesa Alta Jr 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (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 11% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mesa Alta Jr High School's student population of 427 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Mesa Alta Jr High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 742 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mesa Alta Jr High School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#695 out of 742 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
43%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
27%
62%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
26%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
73%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
8%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 427 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NM
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68

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