New America School - Las Cruces

New America School - Las Cruces serves 249 students in grades 9-12.
New America School - Las Cruces 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 ≤5% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

New America School - Las Cruces's student population of 249 students has declined by 17% 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 Students249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Rankings

New America School - Las Cruces 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 New America School - Las Cruces is 0.19, 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
#571 out of 742 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:115:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
90%
60%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
8%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.190.58
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Graduation Rate
35-39%
75%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew America School - Las Cruces School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to New America School - Las Cruces is Education Dev Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Six Directions Indigenous School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Twin Lakes Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gallup Twin Lakes Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 189 students
    0.1 miles
    N Hwy 491
    Gallup, NM 87301
    (505) 721-1051
    0.1 PK-5 189
  • Gallup Hozho Academy Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%

    0.2 miles
    104 E Aztec Avenue
    Gallup, NM 87305
    (505) 722-4463
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Gallup Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 189 students
    0.5 miles
    400 East Logan
    Gallup, NM 87301
    (505) 721-1051
    0.5 PK-5 189
  • Gallup Six Directions Indigenous School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 72 students
    0.5 miles
    203 E Pine Ave
    Gallup, NM 87301
    (505) 863-1900
    0.5 6-8 72
  • Gallup Del Norte Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 472 students
    0.6 miles
    700 West Wilson
    Gallup, NM 87301
    (505) 721-1051
    0.6 PK-5 472

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