Top 10 Best New Mexico Public Schools (2021)

New Mexico is the #37 largest school system in the United States, serving 343,044 students across the 927 public schools for the 2021 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in New Mexico is 22%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 29%.
The top ranked public schools in New Mexico are Desert Willow Family School, San Juan College High School and Early College Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 77% (majority majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 16:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NM) School Average
American Indian
12%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
60%
Black
2%
White
23%
Two or more races
2%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.

Top Overall Ranked Public Schools in New Mexico (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.Math: 75-79% (Top 1%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-83303 Monroe Ne
    AlbuquerqueNM 87110
    (505) 888-1647

  • Rank: #22.Math: 60-64% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 60-64% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-104601 College Boulevard
    FarmingtonNM 87402
    (505) 566-3986

  • Rank: #33.
    Early College AcademyAlternative School
    Math: 55-59% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 1%)Math: 55-59% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-126400 Uptown Blvd Ne
    AlbuquerqueNM 87110
    (505) 880-3744

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Math: 61% (Top 5%) Reading: 67% (Top 5%)Math: 61% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 67% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-62280 North Rd
    Los AlamosNM 87544
    (505) 663-2230

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Math: 60% (Top 5%) Reading: 69% (Top 5%)Math: 60% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 69% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-6141 East Booth St
    Santa FeNM 87501
    (505) 467-2003

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Anansi Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 55-59% (Top 5%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)Math: 55-59% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-857 Nm 230
    El PradoNM 87529
    (505) 758-5202

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.Math: 68% (Top 1%) Reading: 64% (Top 5%)Math: 68% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 64% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-59801 Academy Hills Dr Ne
    AlbuquerqueNM 87111
    (505) 880-3744

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Sidney Gutierrez Middle SchoolCharter School
    Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 60-64% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 60-64% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-869 E. Gail Harris
    RoswellNM 88201
    (505) 627-2511

  • Rank: #99.Math: 68% (Top 1%) Reading: 62% (Top 5%)Math: 68% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 62% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-61105 Valle Vista Dr
    Sunland ParkNM 88063
    (505) 882-6203

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.Math: 72% (Top 1%) Reading: 61% (Top 5%)Math: 72% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 61% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-59301 Buena Ventura Rd Ne
    AlbuquerqueNM 87123
    (505) 880-3744

  • View Full List of Top Ranked NM Schools

Top New Mexico Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
205 Schools
100,164 Students
78% Minority
6 Schools
278 Students
34% Minority
33 Schools
11,779 Students
75% Minority
18 Schools
4,723 Students
90% Minority
16 Schools
1,632 Students
61% Minority
27 Schools
9,058 Students
66% Minority
3 Schools
305 Students
61% Minority
76 Schools
38,999 Students
87% Minority
26 Schools
11,637 Students
60% Minority
16 Schools
4,035 Students
74% Minority
8 Schools
728 Students
95% Minority
4 Schools
88 Students
45% Minority
7 Schools
675 Students
73% Minority
38 Schools
15,268 Students
74% Minority
15 Schools
2,856 Students
62% Minority
8 Schools
3,711 Students
43% Minority
12 Schools
5,493 Students
87% Minority
54 Schools
16,056 Students
96% Minority
6 Schools
487 Students
94% Minority
25 Schools
8,496 Students
62% Minority
12 Schools
1,521 Students
56% Minority
27 Schools
4,769 Students
94% Minority
13 Schools
3,414 Students
63% Minority
63 Schools
25,320 Students
75% Minority
19 Schools
3,706 Students
91% Minority
46 Schools
24,148 Students
73% Minority
54 Schools
19,771 Students
82% Minority
5 Schools
1,288 Students
56% Minority
12 Schools
2,611 Students
80% Minority
27 Schools
4,490 Students
78% Minority
11 Schools
2,254 Students
61% Minority
7 Schools
565 Students
52% Minority
28 Schools
12,719 Students
76% Minority
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