New America School - Las Cruces

  • New America School - Las Cruces serves 314 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 78%.

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New America School - Las Cruces places among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

  • New America School - Las Cruces's student population of 314 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students314 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New America School - Las Cruces's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 30:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New America School - Las Cruces is 0.15, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Overall School Rank#760 out of 819 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
21%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
13%
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Hispanic
92%
60%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
7%
22%
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Diversity Score0.15n/a
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Graduation Rate25-29%
71%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School District NameNew America - Las Cruces School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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