Dexter Consolidated Schools School District

100 N. Lincoln Street
Dexter, NM 88230
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Dexter Consolidated 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 middle school serving 196 students in Dexter Consolidated Schools School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public middle schools in New Mexico.
Public Middle School in Dexter Consolidated School School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the New Mexico public middle school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 34% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public middle school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
3 Schools
304 Schools
# Students
794 Students
101,278 Students
# Teachers
55 Teachers
7,192 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Dexter 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 80-84% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NM)
#80 out of 144 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dexter Consolidated Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
19%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dexter 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.
35%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dexter 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)
80-84%
66%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dexter Consolidated Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.29
0.58
# American Indian Students
n/a
13,459 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
13%
# Asian Students
1 Student
1,187 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
654 Students
60,456 Students
% Hispanic Students
82%
60%
# Black Students
n/a
1,847 Students
% Black Students
n/a
2%
# White Students
139 Students
21,846 Students
% White Students
18%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
149 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
2,334 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
25
502
# Students in K Grade:
59
2,426
# Students in 1st Grade:
53
2,387
# Students in 2nd Grade:
46
2,571
# Students in 3rd Grade:
58
2,553
# Students in 4th Grade:
50
2,729
# Students in 5th Grade:
52
2,877
# Students in 6th Grade:
60
18,847
# Students in 7th Grade:
70
25,599
# Students in 8th Grade:
66
26,187
# Students in 9th Grade:
66
4,607
# Students in 10th Grade:
67
3,555
# Students in 11th Grade:
60
3,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
62
3,186
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,259 is higher than the state median of $14,520. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,748 is higher 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)
$13 MM
$4,694 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dexter 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)
$13 MM
$4,492 MM
This chart display total spending of Dexter 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)
$16,259
$14,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dexter 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)
$16,748
$13,895
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dexter 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 Dexter Consolidated Schools School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dexter Middle School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 North Lincoln
Dexter, NM 88230
(575) 734-5420
Grades: 6-8
| 196 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 794 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : 80-84% (Top 20% in NM)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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