Top 10 Best Carlsbad Public Elementary Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 9 public elementary schools serving 3,823 students in Carlsbad, NM. The top ranked public elementary schools in Carlsbad, NM are Pecos Connections Academy, Carlsbad Sixth Grade Academy and Craft Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Carlsbad, NM public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the New Mexico public elementary school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 28% statewide average). Elementary schools in Carlsbad have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Mexico public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public elementary school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Carlsbad, NM Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Pecos Connections Academy Charter School
    Math: 13% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    408 North Canyon St
    Carlsbad, NM 88220
    (575) 236-4005

    Grades: K-9 | 524 students
  • Rank: #2-92.-9.301 South Alta Vista
    Carlsbad, NM 88220
    (505) 234-3300

    Grades: 6 | 466 students
  • Rank: #2-92.-9.
    Craft Elementary School Reading: 20-24%
    406 West Lea
    Carlsbad, NM 88220
    (505) 234-3300

    Grades: 1-5 | 229 students
  • Rank: #2-92.-9.2100 Primrose St
    Carlsbad, NM 88220
    (575) 234-3310

    Grades: 1-5 | 663 students
  • Rank: #2-92.-9.
    Jefferson Montessori Charter School
    Reading: 20-24%
    101 South Canal St
    Carlsbad, NM 88220
    (505) 234-3300

    Grades: K-12 | 199 students
  • Rank: #2-92.-9.
    Joe Stanley Smith Elementary School Reading: 25-29%
    505 South Alta Vista
    Carlsbad, NM 88220
    (505) 234-3300

    Grades: 1-5 | 346 students
  • Rank: #2-92.-9.
    Monterrey Elementary School Reading: 40%
    1101 North 9th St
    Carlsbad, NM 88220
    (505) 234-3300

    Grades: 1-5 | 345 students
  • Rank: #2-92.-9.
    Ocotillo Elementary School Reading: 38%
    2106 Captain Williams Ln
    Carlsbad, NM 88220
    (575) 628-4498

    Grades: 1-5 | 655 students
  • Rank: #2-92.-9.
    Sunset Elementary School Reading: 36%
    923 North Walter St
    Carlsbad, NM 88220
    (505) 234-3300

    Grades: 1-5 | 396 students
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