Top 10 Best Colfax County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 1,483 students in Colfax County, NM.
The top ranked public schools in Colfax County, NM are Cimarron Elementary School, Raton High School and Maxwell Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Colfax County, NM public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (versus the 58% statewide average). Schools in Colfax County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of New Mexico public schools.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Colfax County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cimarron Elementary School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
132 North Collison Ave
Cimarron, NM 87714
(575) 376-2445
Grades: PK-4
| 56 students
Rank: #22.
Raton High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1535 Tiger Circle
Raton, NM 87740
(575) 445-9261
Grades: 7-12
| 363 students
Rank: #33.
Maxwell Elementary School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4th St And Parque
Maxwell, NM 87728
(575) 375-2371
Grades: K-6
| 51 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Maxwell Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4th St And Parque
Maxwell, NM 87728
(575) 375-2371
Grades: 7-8
| 20 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Moreno Valley High School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
56 Camino Grande
Angel Fire, NM 87710
(575) 377-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 64 students
Rank: #66.
Cimarron Middle School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
132 North Collison Ave
Cimarron, NM 87714
(575) 376-2445
Grades: 5-8
| 46 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Cimarron High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
165 North Collison Ave
Cimarron, NM 87714
(575) 376-2445
Grades: 9-12
| 61 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Eagle Nest Elementary School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
132 North Collison
Eagle Nest, NM 87718
(575) 376-2445
Grades: PK-4
| 109 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Maxwell High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4th St And Parque
Maxwell, NM 87728
(575) 375-2371
Grades: 9-12
| 48 students
Rank: #1010.
Eagle Nest Middle School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
225 Lake St
Eagle Nest, NM 87718
(575) 376-2445
Grades: 5-8
| 68 students
Rank: n/an/a
311 Miranda
Springer, NM 87747
(575) 483-3485
Grades: K-2
| 30 students
Rank: n/an/a
700 East 4th
Raton, NM 87740
(575) 445-9261
Grades: PK-2
| 254 students
Rank: n/an/a
Raton Intermediate
500 South Third
Raton, NM 87740
(575) 445-9881
Grades: 3-6
| 226 students
Rank: n/an/a
Springer Correctional Facility
Alternative School
201 Hwy 468
Springer, NM 87747
(575) 483-3100
Grades: 8-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Springer High School
1401 8th St
Springer, NM 87747
(575) 483-3432
Grades: 7-12
| 49 students
Rank: n/an/a
311 Miranda
Springer, NM 87747
(575) 483-3485
Grades: 3-6
| 38 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Colfax County, NM

Colfax County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
700 North 2nd
Raton, NM 87740
(505) 445-9111
Grades: 2-3
| 132 students
P.o. Box 308
Springer, NM 87747
(505) 483-2482
Grades: PK
| 6 students
800 South 3rd
Raton, NM 87740
(505) 445-9111
Grades: 4-5
| 156 students
1351 8th St
Springer, NM 87747
(505) 483-2482
Grades: 6-8
| 42 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Colfax County, NM?
The top ranked public schools in Colfax County, NM include Cimarron Elementary School, Raton High School and Maxwell Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Colfax County, NM?
16 public schools are located in Colfax County, NM.
What is the racial composition of students in Colfax County, NM?
Colfax County, NM public schools minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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