Mesa Middle School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
7225 Jornada Rd North
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mesa Middle School serves 611 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 22%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
Mesa Middle 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mesa Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

Mesa Middle School's student population of 611 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students611 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Mesa Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 717 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mesa Middle School is 0.31, 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 Testing Rank
#548 out of 717 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
22%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
19%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
82%
60%
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Black
4%
2%
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White
13%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.310.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLas Cruces School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mesa Middle School is Onate High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Camino Real Middle School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Monte Vista Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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