Artesia School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,823 students in Artesia School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in New Mexico.
Public Schools in Artesia School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 20%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 32% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Artesia School District are Penasco Elementary School, Roselawn Elementary School and Yeso Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Artesia School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Mexico.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Artesia School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New Mexico for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Artesia School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
10 Schools
928 Schools
# Students
3,823 Students
343,036 Students
# Teachers
248 Teachers
21,072 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Artesia School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 122 school districts in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 68% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NM)
Overall District Rank
#22 out of 122 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Artesia   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
21%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Artesia   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NM by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Artesia   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NM by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
75%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Artesia   School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.51
0.58
# American Indian Students
28 Students
42,111 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
12%
# Asian Students
9 Students
3,835 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
2,172 Students
206,178 Students
% Hispanic Students
57%
60%
# Black Students
26 Students
6,432 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
1,580 Students
77,739 Students
% White Students
41%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
465 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
6 Students
6,276 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
66
9,541
# Students in K Grade:
274
24,612
# Students in 1st Grade:
293
25,023
# Students in 2nd Grade:
289
25,112
# Students in 3rd Grade:
328
26,685
# Students in 4th Grade:
314
27,184
# Students in 5th Grade:
298
27,036
# Students in 6th Grade:
280
26,105
# Students in 7th Grade:
309
25,943
# Students in 8th Grade:
268
25,433
# Students in 9th Grade:
297
29,065
# Students in 10th Grade:
248
26,092
# Students in 11th Grade:
302
23,209
# Students in 12th Grade:
257
21,996
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,112 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,181. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,570 is less than the state median of $14,837. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NM)
Total Revenue
$46 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Artesia   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$56 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Artesia   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,112
$15,181
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Artesia   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,570
$14,837
This chart display average spending per public school student in Artesia   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Artesia School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Penasco Elementary School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12 Dunkin Rd
Hope, NM 88250
(505) 746-3585
Grades: K-8
| 16 students
Rank: #22.
Roselawn Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 North Roselawn Ave
Artesia, NM 88210
(505) 746-3585
Grades: K-5
| 193 students
Rank: #33.
Yeso Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1812 Centre Ave
Artesia, NM 88210
(505) 746-3585
Grades: 1-5
| 531 students
Rank: #44.
Central Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
405 South Sixth
Artesia, NM 88210
(505) 746-3585
Grades: K-5
| 150 students
Rank: #55.
Artesia Zia Intermediate
Math: 27% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1100 Bullock Ave
Artesia, NM 88210
(505) 746-3585
Grades: 6-7
| 588 students
Rank: #66.
Yucca Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
900 North 13th St
Artesia, NM 88210
(505) 746-3585
Grades: 1-5
| 327 students
Rank: #77.
Artesia Park Junior High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15th And Cannon
Artesia, NM 88210
(505) 746-3585
Grades: 8-9
| 563 students
Rank: #88.
Artesia High School
Math: 18% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1006 West Richardson
Artesia, NM 88210
(505) 746-3585
Grades: 10-12
| 807 students
Rank: #99.
Hermosa Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
601 Hermosa Dr
Artesia, NM 88210
(505) 746-3585
Grades: 1-5
| 314 students
Grand Hts.early Child
2302 West Grand Ave
Artesia, NM 88210
(505) 746-3585
Grades: PK-K
| 334 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,823 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 10% in NM)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51

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