Montessori Elementary School

  • Montessori Elementary School serves 421 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is higher 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 46% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Montessori Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Montessori Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

  • Montessori Elementary School's student population of 421 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Montessori Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Montessori Elementary School is 0.57, 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)#144 out of 823 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
21%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
49%
60%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
44%
23%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Montessori Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score0.570.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontessori Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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