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For the 2021 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 4,035 students in Grant County, NM. Grant County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Mexico.
The top ranked public schools in Grant County, NM are Cliff Elementary School, San Lorenzo Elementary School and Jose Barrios Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Grant County, NM public schools have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 29% statewide average). Schools in Grant County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Mexico public schools.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Grant County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Cliff Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    622 State Hwy 211
    Cliff, NM 88028
    (505) 956-2000

    Grades: K-6 | 121 students
  • Rank: #22.
    San Lorenzo Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5 Galaz St
    Hanover, NM 88041
    (505) 537-4011

    Grades: PK-6 | 70 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Jose Barrios Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1625 Little Walnut
    Silver City, NM 88061
    (505) 956-2000

    Grades: 1-6 | 231 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Aldo Leopold Charter Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1422 Hwy 180 East
    Silver City, NM 88061
    (575) 538-2547

    Grades: 6-12 | 162 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Harrison Schmitt Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4042 Hwy 90 Sw
    Silver City, NM 88061
    (505) 956-2000

    Grades: 1-6 | 469 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Cliff High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    622 State Hwy 211
    Cliff, NM 88028
    (505) 956-2000

    Grades: 7-12 | 120 students
  • Rank: #77.
    G.w.stout Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2601 North Silver St
    Silver City, NM 88061
    (505) 956-2000

    Grades: 1-6 | 449 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Central Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    211 Cedar St
    Santa Clara, NM 88026
    (505) 537-4011

    Grades: PK-6 | 272 students
  • Rank: #99.
    La Plata Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3500 North Silver St
    Silver City, NM 88061
    (505) 956-2000

    Grades: 7-8 | 298 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Hurley Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 Carasco Ave
    Hurley, NM 88043
    (505) 537-4011

    Grades: PK-6 | 193 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Snell Middle School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    501 Tom Foy Blvd
    Bayard, NM 88023
    (505) 537-4011

    Grades: 7-8 | 176 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Silver High School Math: 9% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3200 North Silver St
    Silver City, NM 88061
    (505) 956-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | 627 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Cobre High School Math: 8% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1300 Tom Foy Blvd
    Bayard, NM 88023
    (505) 537-4020

    Grades: 9-12 | 341 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Bayard Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Park St
    Bayard, NM 88023
    (505) 537-4011

    Grades: PK-6 | 241 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Opportunity High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    600 East 32nd St
    Santa Fe, NM 87501
    (575) 956-2140

    Grades: 9-12 | 83 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Sixth Street Elementary School Reading: 25-29%
    405 West 6th
    Silver City, NM 88061
    (505) 956-2000

    Grades: PK-K | 182 students
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