Belen Consolidated Schools School District

520 North Main St
Belen, NM 87002
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,581 students in Belen Consolidated Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Mexico.
Public Schools in Belen Consolidated Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 34% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
11 Schools
935 Schools
# Students
3,581 Students
323,300 Students
# Teachers
225 Teachers
22,307 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Belen Consolidated Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 144 school districts in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 75% has increased from 64% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NM)
#78 out of 144 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Belen Consolidated Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
26%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Belen Consolidated Schools  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 2021-22 school year data.
29%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Belen Consolidated Schools  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 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
75%
66%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Belen Consolidated Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.38
0.56
# American Indian Students
72 Students
38,903 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
12%
# Asian Students
4 Students
3,736 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
2,751 Students
200,203 Students
% Hispanic Students
77%
62%
# Black Students
41 Students
5,610 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
689 Students
67,120 Students
% White Students
19%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
375 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
22 Students
7,360 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
62
9,280
# Students in K Grade:
248
22,015
# Students in 1st Grade:
230
21,669
# Students in 2nd Grade:
261
22,459
# Students in 3rd Grade:
263
22,821
# Students in 4th Grade:
240
22,913
# Students in 5th Grade:
292
23,585
# Students in 6th Grade:
261
24,066
# Students in 7th Grade:
320
25,599
# Students in 8th Grade:
289
26,187
# Students in 9th Grade:
310
31,588
# Students in 10th Grade:
286
25,847
# Students in 11th Grade:
245
23,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
274
22,019
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,491 is higher than the state median of $14,520. The school district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,284 is less than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NM)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$56 MM
$4,694 MM
This chart display total revenue of Belen Consolidated Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$44 MM
$4,492 MM
This chart display total spending of Belen Consolidated Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$15,491
$14,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Belen Consolidated Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$12,284
$13,895
This chart display average spending per public school student in Belen Consolidated Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Belen Consolidated Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
The Family School
Alternative School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4 Eastside School Road
Belen, NM 87002
(505) 966-2270
Grades: 1-8
| 99 students
Rank: #22.
Gil Sanchez Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
376 Jarales Rd
Belen, NM 87002
(505) 966-1900
Grades: PK-6
| 247 students
Rank: #33.
Rio Grande Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15 Eastside School Rd
Belen, NM 87002
(505) 966-2200
Grades: PK-6
| 276 students
Rank: #44.
Dennis Chavez Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
19670 Hwy 314
Belen, NM 87002
(505) 966-1800
Grades: PK-6
| 265 students
Rank: #55.
La Merced Elementary School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
301 Alame Loop
Belen, NM 87002
(505) 966-2100
Grades: PK-6
| 397 students
Rank: #66.
Central Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 W. Picard Ave
Belen, NM 87002
(505) 966-1200
Grades: 4-6
| 194 students
Rank: #77.
Belen High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1619 West Delgado Ave
Belen, NM 87002
(505) 966-1300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,010 students
Rank: #88.
Jaramillo Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Esperanza Dr
Belen, NM 87002
(505) 966-2001
Grades: PK-3
| 254 students
Rank: #99.
La Promesa Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
898 Hwy 304
Belen, NM 87002
(505) 966-2400
Grades: PK-6
| 162 students
Rank: #1010.
Belen Infinity High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
221 S 4th St
Belen, NM 87002
(505) 966-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 105 students
Rank: #1111.
Belen Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
314 South 4th St
Belen, NM 87002
(505) 966-1600
Grades: 7-8
| 572 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Belen Consolidated Schools School District?
Belen Consolidated Schools School District manages 11 public schools serving 3,581 students.
What is the rank of Belen Consolidated Schools School District?
Belen Consolidated Schools School District is ranked #75 out of 144 school districts in New Mexico (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New Mexico school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Belen Consolidated Schools School District?
77% of Belen Consolidated Schools School District students are Hispanic, 19% of students are White, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Belen Consolidated Schools School District?
Belen Consolidated Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What is Belen Consolidated Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,284 is less than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 11 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,581 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • : 75% (Top 50% in NM)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Top 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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