Top 10 Best Eddy County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 13,159 students in Eddy County, NM.
The top ranked public schools in Eddy County, NM are Penasco Elementary School, Yeso Elementary School and Ocotillo Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Eddy County, NM public schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 34% statewide average). Schools in Eddy County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Mexico public schools.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Eddy County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Penasco Elementary School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12 Dunkin Rd
Hope, NM 88250
(575) 746-3585
Grades: K-8
| 19 students
Rank: #22.
Yeso Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1812 Centre Ave
Artesia, NM 88210
(575) 746-3585
Grades: 1-5
| 468 students
Rank: #33.
Ocotillo Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2106 Captain Williams Ln
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 628-4498
Grades: 1-5
| 550 students
Rank: #44.
Monterrey Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1101 North 9th St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-3300
Grades: 1-5
| 312 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Hermosa Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
601 Hermosa Dr
Artesia, NM 88210
(575) 746-3585
Grades: 1-5
| 266 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Loving Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
601 South Sixth
Loving, NM 88256
(575) 745-2071
Grades: PK-5
| 285 students
Rank: #77.
Roselawn Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
600 North Roselawn Ave
Artesia, NM 88210
(575) 746-3585
Grades: K-5
| 193 students
Rank: #88.
Central Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
405 South Sixth
Artesia, NM 88210
(575) 746-3585
Grades: K-5
| 130 students
Rank: #99.
Sunset Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
923 North Walter St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-3300
Grades: 1-5
| 362 students
Rank: #1010.
Artesia Zia Intermediate
(Math: 34% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1100 Bullock Ave
Artesia, NM 88210
(575) 746-3585
Grades: 6-7
| 578 students
Rank: #1111.
Carlsbad Early College High School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1500 University Dr
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-9415
Grades: 9-12
| 202 students
Rank: #1212.
Yucca Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
900 North 13th St
Artesia, NM 88210
(575) 746-3585
Grades: 1-5
| 350 students
Rank: #1313.
Pecos Connections Academy
Charter School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1503 West Pierce Street
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 236-4005
Grades: K-12
| 1,887 students
Rank: #1414.
Desert Willow Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2100 Primrose St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-3310
Grades: 1-5
| 615 students
Rank: #1515.
Jefferson Montessori
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
101 South Canal St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-3300
Grades: K-12
| 234 students
Rank: #1616.
Loving Middle School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 South Sixth
Loving, NM 88256
(575) 745-2051
Grades: 6-8
| 155 students
Rank: #1717.
Carlsbad Intermediate School - Pr Leyva Campus
(Math: 18% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
800 West Church St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-3300
Grades: 6-8
| 968 students
Rank: #1818.
Carlsbad Sixth Grade - Alta Vista Campus
(Math: 21% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
301 South Alta Vista St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-3300
Grades: 6-7
| 453 students
Rank: #1919.
Artesia Park Junior High School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
15th And Cannon
Artesia, NM 88210
(575) 746-3585
Grades: 8-9
| 592 students
Rank: #2020.
Artesia High School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1006 West Richardson
Artesia, NM 88210
(575) 746-3585
Grades: 10-12
| 749 students
Rank: #2121.
Loving High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
602 South Sixth
Loving, NM 88256
(575) 745-2020
Grades: 9-12
| 183 students
Rank: #2222.
Cottonwood Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1609 W Lea Street
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-3304
Grades: 1-5
| 712 students
Rank: #2323.
Carlsbad Enrichment Center
Alternative School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
700 W Stevens St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-3300
Grades: 1-12
| 433 students
Rank: #2424.
Carlsbad High School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 West Church
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,405 students
Rank: n/an/a
1801 West Lea
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-3300
Grades: PK-K
| 476 students
Rank: n/an/a
406 N. Alameda Street
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 628-4498
Grades: 1-5
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
2302 West Grand Ave
Artesia, NM 88210
(575) 746-3585
Grades: PK-K
| 356 students
Rank: n/an/a
Hillcrest Preschool
215 North Sixth St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-3313
Grades: PK
| 226 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Eddy County, NM

Eddy County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
406 West Lea
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-3300
Grades: 1-5
| n/a students
2415 Carver St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(505) 234-3300
Grades: PK
| 159 students
700 West Stevens St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(505) 234-3300
Grades: 1-5
| n/a students
2412 Tulip
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(505) 234-3300
Grades: 8-12
| 12 students
215 North Sixth St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(505) 234-3300
Grades: 1-5
| 238 students
1106 W Quay
Artesia, NM 88210
(505) 746-2777
Grades: K-12
| 4 students
505 South Alta Vista
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-3300
Grades: 1-5
| n/a students
120 Kircher St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(505) 234-3300
Grades: 1-5
| 345 students
2212 Primrose St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(505) 234-3300
Grades: 1-5
| 311 students
1600 Johnson St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(505) 234-3300
Grades: 1-5
| 272 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Eddy County, NM?
The top ranked public schools in Eddy County, NM include Penasco Elementary School, Yeso Elementary School and Ocotillo Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Eddy County, NM?
28 public schools are located in Eddy County, NM.
What is the racial composition of students in Eddy County, NM?
Eddy County, NM public schools minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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