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For the 2021 school year, there are 76 public schools in Dona Ana County, NM, serving 38,999 students. Dona Ana County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Mexico.
Dona Ana County, NM public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 29% statewide average). Schools in Dona Ana County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of New Mexico public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Dona Ana County, NM are Desert View Elementary School, White Sands Elementary School and Early College High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the New Mexico public school average of 16:1.

Top Dona Ana County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Desert View Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1105 Valle Vista Dr
    Sunland Park, NM 88063
    (505) 882-6203

    Grades: K-6 | 485 students
  • White Sands Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    White Sands Missile Range
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-8 | 298 students
  • Early College High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3400 South Espina St
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-9540

    Grades: 9-12 | 350 students
  • Anthony Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    609 Church St
    Anthony, NM 88021
    (505) 882-6203

    Grades: PK-6 | 415 students
  • Desert Hills Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    280 North Rdrunner Pky
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 664 students
  • Arrowhead Park Medical Academy Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3600 Arrowhead Drive
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (575) 527-9540

    Grades: 9-12 | 226 students
  • Alta Vista Early College High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5235 Highway 28
    Anthony, NM 88021
    (575) 882-6400

    Grades: 9-12 | 181 students
  • Valley View Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1400 S Washington
    Roswell, NM 88203
    (575) 527-9586

    Grades: K-5 | 551 students
  • Santa Teresa Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    201 Commerciantes
    Santa Teresa, NM 88008
    (505) 882-6203

    Grades: PK-6 | 580 students
  • Highland Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4201 Emerald St
    Las Cruces, NM 88012
    (575) 527-9636

    Grades: PK-5 | 826 students
  • La Union Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    875 Mercantile
    Anthony, NM 88021
    (505) 882-6203

    Grades: PK-6 | 295 students
  • Jornada Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3400 Elks Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 511 students
  • Gadsden Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1440 Hwy 478
    Sunland Park, NM 88063
    (575) 882-3050

    Grades: PK-6 | 505 students
  • Mesquite Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    205 Nm Hwy 228
    Mesquite, NM 88048
    (505) 882-6203

    Grades: PK-6 | 292 students
  • Monte Vista Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4675 Peachtree Hills
    Las Cruces, NM 88012
    (505) 268-3520

    Grades: PK-5 | 570 students
  • Loma Linda Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1451 Donaldson Ave
    Anthony, NM 88021
    (505) 882-6203

    Grades: K-6 | 348 students
  • J Paul Taylor Academy Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    402 W. Court Ave Bldg 2
    Las Cruces, NM 88005
    (575) 652-4006

    Grades: n/a | 200 students
  • Santa Teresa Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4800 Mcnutt Rd
    Santa Teresa, NM 88008
    (505) 882-6203

    Grades: 7-8 | 666 students
  • University Hills Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2005 South Locust St
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students
  • Dona Ana Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5551 Camino De Flores
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
  • Hillrise Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1400 South Curnutt St
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 565 students
  • Mesilla Park Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    955 West Union Ave
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
  • Berino Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    455 Shrode Rd
    Anthony, NM 88021
    (505) 882-6203

    Grades: PK-6 | 460 students
  • Sonoma Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4201 Northrise Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88011
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 764 students
  • Chaparral Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    300 Lisa Dr
    Anthony, NM 88021
    (505) 882-6203

    Grades: PK-6 | 511 students
  • Gadsden Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1301 West Washington
    Anthony, NM 88021
    (505) 882-6203

    Grades: 7-8 | 738 students
  • Camino Real Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2961 Rdrunner Pky
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: 6-8 | 897 students
  • Sunland Park Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    305 Alto Vista
    Sunland Park, NM 88063
    (505) 882-6203

    Grades: PK-6 | 294 students
  • Mesilla Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2363 Calle Del Sur
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 297 students
  • North Valley Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    300 Cascade Ave
    San Miguel, NM 88058
    (505) 882-6203

    Grades: PK-6 | 357 students
  • Centennial High School Math: 20% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1950 S Sonoma Ranch Blvd
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (575) 527-9330

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,509 student
  • Desert Trail Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    290 East Lisa
    Anthony, NM 88021
    (505) 882-6203

    Grades: K-6 | 543 students
  • East Picacho Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4450 North Valley Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
  • Hermosa Hgts Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1655 East Amador Ave
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
  • Tombaugh Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    226 Carver Rd
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 689 students
  • Show 41 more public schools in Dona Ana County, NM (out of 76 total schools)
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