Chama Valley Indep. Schools School District

State Road 531
Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Chama Valley Indep. Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New Mexico for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 143 students in Chama Valley Indep. Schools School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in New Mexico.
Public High School in Chama Valley Indep. School School District have an average math proficiency score of 10% (versus the New Mexico public high school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 15% (versus the 36% statewide average).
Public High School in Chama Valley Indep. School School District have a Graduation Rate of 84%, which is more than the New Mexico average of 66%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Escalante Middle/high School, with 80-89% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New Mexico or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public high school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
4 Schools
260 Schools
# Students
375 Students
115,804 Students
# Teachers
29 Teachers
7,264 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Chama Valley Indep. 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 80-89% has increased from 70-79% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NM)
#138 out of 144 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Chama Valley Indep. Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
8%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chama Valley Indep. 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.
16%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chama Valley Indep. 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.
15-19%
33%
(20-21)
80-89%
66%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Chama Valley Indep. Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.33
0.57
# American Indian Students
27 Students
14,457 Students
% American Indian Students
7%
13%
# Asian Students
n/a
1,428 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
305 Students
70,598 Students
% Hispanic Students
81%
61%
# Black Students
2 Students
2,100 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
33 Students
24,772 Students
% White Students
9%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
147 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3 Students
2,302 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
18
163
# Students in K Grade:
26
685
# Students in 1st Grade:
17
720
# Students in 2nd Grade:
28
746
# Students in 3rd Grade:
25
780
# Students in 4th Grade:
28
895
# Students in 5th Grade:
42
933
# Students in 6th Grade:
24
2,033
# Students in 7th Grade:
23
2,889
# Students in 8th Grade:
40
3,254
# Students in 9th Grade:
27
31,588
# Students in 10th Grade:
30
25,847
# Students in 11th Grade:
19
23,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
28
22,019
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,160 is higher than the state median of $14,520. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,821 is higher than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NM)
Total Revenue
$7 MM
$4,694 MM
This chart display total revenue of Chama Valley Indep. 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
$9 MM
$4,492 MM
This chart display total spending of Chama Valley Indep. 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
$19,160
$14,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Chama Valley Indep. 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
$22,821
$13,895
This chart display average spending per public school student in Chama Valley Indep. 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 Chama Valley Indep. Schools School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Escalante Middle/high School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Stateroute 531 1158
Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575
(575) 588-7285
Grades: 7-12
| 143 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 375 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : 80-89% (Top 20% in NM)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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