Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District

640 S. Boardman
Gallup, NM 87301
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New Mexico for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 33 public schools serving 12,043 students in Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Mexico.
Public Schools in Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 58% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
33 Schools
933 Schools
# Students
12,043 Students
323,300 Students
# Teachers
641 Teachers
22,307 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 84 school districts in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 65% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NM)
Overall District Rank
#81 out of 85 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
25%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gallup-Mckinley Cty 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gallup-Mckinley Cty 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
77%
66%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.46
0.56
# American Indian Students
8,611 Students
38,903 Students
% American Indian Students
71%
12%
# Asian Students
146 Students
3,736 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
2,180 Students
200,203 Students
% Hispanic Students
18%
62%
# Black Students
76 Students
5,610 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
796 Students
67,120 Students
% White Students
7%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
375 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
227 Students
7,360 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
413
9,280
# Students in K Grade:
753
22,015
# Students in 1st Grade:
799
21,669
# Students in 2nd Grade:
871
22,459
# Students in 3rd Grade:
823
22,821
# Students in 4th Grade:
887
22,913
# Students in 5th Grade:
875
23,585
# Students in 6th Grade:
874
24,066
# Students in 7th Grade:
900
25,599
# Students in 8th Grade:
955
26,187
# Students in 9th Grade:
997
31,588
# Students in 10th Grade:
952
25,847
# Students in 11th Grade:
966
23,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
978
22,019
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,844 is higher than the state median of $14,520. The school district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,073 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
$239 MM
$4,694 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gallup-Mckinley Cty 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
$194 MM
$4,492 MM
This chart display total spending of Gallup-Mckinley Cty 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
$19,844
$14,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,073
$13,895
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Crownpoint Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
#1 Codetalker Dr.
Crownpoint, NM 87313
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 337 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Miyamura High School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
680 South Boardman
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 9-12
| 1,351 students
Rank: #33.
Thoreau Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6 4th Ave
Thoreau, NM 87323
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 415 students
Rank: #44.
John F. Kennedy Middle School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
600 South Boardman Dr
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 6-8
| 715 students
Rank: n/an/a
6201 Challenger Rd
Church Rock, NM 87311
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 355 students
Rank: n/an/a
641 N Hwy 491
Yatahey, NM 87375
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 248 students
Rank: n/an/a
1325 South Rico St
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 6-8
| 651 students
Rank: n/an/a
#1 Eagle Dr
Crownpoint, NM 87313
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 9-12
| 320 students
Rank: n/an/a
#1 Eagle Dr
Crownpoint, NM 87313
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 6-8
| 182 students
Rank: n/an/a
Jones Ranch Rd 45
Vanderwagen, NM 87326
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 257 students
Rank: n/an/a
700 West Wilson
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 492 students
Rank: n/an/a
Education Dev Center
Special Education School
1000 East Aztec Ave
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: K-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gallup Central Alternative
Alternative School
325 Marguerite St
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 6-12
| 167 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gallup High School
1055 Rico St
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 9-12
| 935 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gallup Middle School
1001 South Grandview
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 6-8
| 446 students
Rank: n/an/a
3604 Ciniza Dr
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 287 students
Rank: n/an/a
300 Mollica Dr
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 549 students
Rank: n/an/a
801 West Hill
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 359 students
Rank: n/an/a
123 Cedar
Navajo, NM 87328
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 342 students
Rank: n/an/a
Navajo Middle School
1 Walnut Ave
Navajo, NM 87328
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 6-8
| 151 students
Rank: n/an/a
4 Walnut St
Navajo, NM 87328
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 9-12
| 182 students
Rank: n/an/a
17 Evans Circle
Ramah, NM 87321
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 221 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ramah High School
27 Lewis St
Ramah, NM 87321
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 6-12
| 219 students
Rank: n/an/a
1305 Red Rock Dr
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 328 students
Rank: n/an/a
725 Freedom Rd
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 349 students
Rank: n/an/a
Thoreau High School
4 Hawk Circle
Thoreau, NM 87323
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 9-12
| 419 students
Rank: n/an/a
Thoreau Middle School
8 Hawk Circle
Thoreau, NM 87323
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 6-8
| 261 students
Rank: n/an/a
3301 Manuelito
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 409 students
Rank: n/an/a
Chuska Rd
Tohatchi, NM 87325
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 235 students
Rank: n/an/a
Tohatchi High School
Cougar Lane N 491
Tohatchi, NM 87325
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 9-12
| 319 students
Rank: n/an/a
Mid School Lane
Tohatchi, NM 87325
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 6-8
| 220 students
Rank: n/an/a
118 Counselor Rd
Cuba, NM 87013
(505) 721-1051
Grades: 8-12
| 83 students
Rank: n/an/a
N Hwy 491
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 721-1051
Grades: PK-5
| 239 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District?
Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District manages 33 public schools serving 12,043 students.
What is the rank of Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District?
Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District is ranked #62 out of 84 school districts in New Mexico (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New Mexico school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District?
71% of Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District students are American Indian, 18% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District?
Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 19:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What is Gallup-Mckinley Cty Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,073 is higher than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 33 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 12,043 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 77% (Top 50% in NM)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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