Capitan Municipal Schools School District

519 Smokey Bear Blvd
Capitan, NM 88316
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 469 students in Capitan Municipal Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in New Mexico.
Public Schools in Capitan Municipal Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 34% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
3 Schools
935 Schools
# Students
469 Students
323,300 Students
# Teachers
39 Teachers
22,307 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Capitan Municipal Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 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 70-79% has decreased from 80-89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NM)
#47 out of 144 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Capitan Municipal Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
27%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Capitan Municipal 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.
42%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Capitan Municipal 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)
70-79%
66%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Capitan Municipal Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.49
0.56
# American Indian Students
8 Students
38,903 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
12%
# Asian Students
1 Student
3,736 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
152 Students
200,203 Students
% Hispanic Students
32%
62%
# Black Students
7 Students
5,610 Students
% Black Students
2%
2%
# White Students
299 Students
67,120 Students
% White Students
64%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
375 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
7,360 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
12
9,280
# Students in K Grade:
22
22,015
# Students in 1st Grade:
30
21,669
# Students in 2nd Grade:
31
22,459
# Students in 3rd Grade:
34
22,821
# Students in 4th Grade:
29
22,913
# Students in 5th Grade:
37
23,585
# Students in 6th Grade:
35
24,066
# Students in 7th Grade:
44
25,599
# Students in 8th Grade:
47
26,187
# Students in 9th Grade:
36
31,588
# Students in 10th Grade:
46
25,847
# Students in 11th Grade:
31
23,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
35
22,019
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,252 is higher than the state median of $14,520. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,367 is higher than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NM)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$9 MM
$4,694 MM
This chart display total revenue of Capitan Municipal 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)
$9 MM
$4,492 MM
This chart display total spending of Capitan Municipal 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)
$19,252
$14,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Capitan Municipal 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)
$19,367
$13,895
This chart display average spending per public school student in Capitan Municipal 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 Capitan Municipal Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Capitan Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
150 South Forest Ave
Capitan, NM 88316
(575) 354-2239
Grades: PK-5
| 195 students
Rank: #22.
Capitan Middle School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
519 Smokey Bear Blvd
Capitan, NM 88316
(575) 354-2239
Grades: 6-8
| 126 students
Rank: #33.
Capitan High School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
519 Smokey Bear Blvd
Capitan, NM 88316
(575) 354-2239
Grades: 9-12
| 148 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Capitan Municipal Schools School District?
Capitan Municipal Schools School District manages 3 public schools serving 469 students.
What is the rank of Capitan Municipal Schools School District?
Capitan Municipal Schools School District is ranked #47 out of 144 school districts in New Mexico (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Capitan Municipal Schools School District?
64% of Capitan Municipal Schools School District students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Capitan Municipal Schools School District?
Capitan Municipal Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What is Capitan Municipal Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $19,367 is higher than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : 70-79% (Top 50% in NM)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 27% (Top 50%)
  • : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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