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For the 2021 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,900 students in Belen, NM. Belen has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Mexico.
The top ranked public schools in Belen, NM are The Family School, Gil Sanchez Elementary School and Rio Grande Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Belen, NM public schools have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 29% statewide average). Schools in Belen have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Mexico public schools.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Belen, NM Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    The Family School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4 Eastside School Road
    Belen, NM 87002
    (505) 864-0728

    Grades: 1-8 | 116 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Gil Sanchez Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    376 Jarales Rd
    Belen, NM 87002
    (505) 966-1900

    Grades: PK-6 | 290 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Rio Grande Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    15 Eastside School Rd
    Belen, NM 87002
    (505) 966-2200

    Grades: PK-6 | 313 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Central Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    600 Picard Ave
    Belen, NM 87002
    (505) 966-1200

    Grades: 4-6 | 233 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Jaramillo Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    900 Esperanza Dr
    Belen, NM 87002
    (505) 966-2000

    Grades: PK-3 | 361 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Dennis Chavez Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    19670 Hwy 314
    Belen, NM 87002
    (505) 966-1800

    Grades: PK-6 | 319 students
  • Rank: #77.
    La Merced Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    301 Alame Loop
    Belen, NM 87002
    (505) 966-2100

    Grades: PK-6 | 473 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Belen Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    314 South 4th St
    Belen, NM 87002
    (505) 966-1600

    Grades: 7-8 | 516 students
  • Rank: #99.
    La Promesa Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    898 Hwy 304
    Belen, NM 87002
    (505) 966-2400

    Grades: PK-6 | 191 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Belen High School Math: 6% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1619 West Delgado Ave
    Belen, NM 87002
    (505) 966-1000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,005 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    Belen Infinity High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    320 Becker Dr
    Belen, NM 87002
    (505) 861-3720

    Grades: 9-12 | 83 students
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