New America School - Las Cruces
New America School - Las Cruces serves 184 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 15:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- School Type: Charter School
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 184 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 91%
- Graduation Rate: 35-39% (Btm 50% in NM)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: ≤5% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education
New America School - Las Cruces's student population of 184 students has declined by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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 0.17, which is less 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
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#571 out of 742 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education
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