Gadsden Independent Schools School District

6308 Highway 28
Anthony, NM 88021
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Gadsden Independent 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%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public elementary schools serving 6,154 students in Gadsden Independent Schools School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in New Mexico.
Public Elementary Schools in Gadsden Independent Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the New Mexico public elementary school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 34% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public elementary school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
28 Schools
670 Schools
# Students
12,620 Students
215,536 Students
# Teachers
918 Teachers
15,650 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Gadsden Independent 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 83% has decreased from 86% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NM)
#82 out of 144 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gadsden Independent Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
24%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gadsden Independent 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.
29%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gadsden Independent 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.
27%
33%
(20-21)
83%
66%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gadsden Independent Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.06
0.57
# American Indian Students
19 Students
26,132 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
12%
# Asian Students
5 Students
2,615 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
12,205 Students
131,663 Students
% Hispanic Students
97%
61%
# Black Students
45 Students
3,869 Students
% Black Students
n/a
2%
# White Students
346 Students
45,599 Students
% White Students
3%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
264 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
5,401 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
491
6,288
# Students in K Grade:
853
20,343
# Students in 1st Grade:
816
21,669
# Students in 2nd Grade:
862
22,459
# Students in 3rd Grade:
877
22,821
# Students in 4th Grade:
864
22,913
# Students in 5th Grade:
950
23,585
# Students in 6th Grade:
931
24,065
# Students in 7th Grade:
959
20,064
# Students in 8th Grade:
983
20,138
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,016
3,483
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,025
2,774
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,007
2,491
# Students in 12th Grade:
986
2,443
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,486 in this school district is less 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 $13,855 is less than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NM)
Total Revenue
$183 MM
$4,694 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gadsden Independent 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
$175 MM
$4,492 MM
This chart display total spending of Gadsden Independent 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
$14,486
$14,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gadsden Independent 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
$13,855
$13,895
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gadsden Independent 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 Gadsden Independent Schools School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gadsden Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1440 Hwy 478
Sunland Park, NM 88063
(575) 882-3050
Grades: PK-6
| 423 students
Rank: #22.
La Union Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
875 Mercantile
Anthony, NM 88021
(575) 882-6203
Grades: PK-6
| 347 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Anthony Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
609 Church St
Anthony, NM 88021
(575) 882-6203
Grades: PK-6
| 348 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Mesquite Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
205 Nm Hwy 228
Mesquite, NM 88048
(575) 882-6203
Grades: PK-6
| 255 students
Rank: #55.
Desert View Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1105 Valle Vista Dr
Sunland Park, NM 88063
(575) 882-6203
Grades: K-6
| 401 students
Rank: #66.
Santa Teresa Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
201 Commerciantes
Santa Teresa, NM 88008
(575) 882-6203
Grades: PK-6
| 492 students
Rank: #77.
Desert Trail Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
290 East Lisa
Anthony, NM 88021
(575) 882-6203
Grades: K-6
| 413 students
Rank: #88.
Chaparral Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
300 Lisa Dr
Anthony, NM 88021
(575) 882-6203
Grades: PK-6
| 432 students
Rank: #99.
Loma Linda Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1451 Donaldson Ave
Anthony, NM 88021
(575) 882-6203
Grades: K-6
| 309 students
Rank: #1010.
Sunrise Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1000 County Line Dr
Anthony, NM 88021
(575) 882-6203
Grades: PK-6
| 387 students
Rank: #1111.
Sunland Park Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
305 Alto Vista
Sunland Park, NM 88063
(575) 882-6203
Grades: PK-6
| 245 students
Rank: #1212.
North Valley Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Cascade Ave
San Miguel, NM 88058
(575) 882-6203
Grades: PK-6
| 269 students
Rank: #1313.
Vado Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
330 Holguin Rd
Vado, NM 88072
(575) 882-6203
Grades: PK-6
| 358 students
Rank: #1414.
Riverside Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4085 Mcnutt Rd
Sunland Park, NM 88063
(575) 882-6203
Grades: PK-6
| 475 students
Rank: #1515.
Yucca Heights Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
580 Angelina Blvd
Chaparral, NM 88081
(575) 824-8210
Grades: K-6
| 645 students
Rank: #1616.
Berino Elementary School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
455 Shrode Rd
Anthony, NM 88021
(575) 882-6203
Grades: PK-6
| 355 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 28 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 12,620 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 83% (Top 20% in NM)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 24% (Top 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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