Top 5 Best Hidalgo County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 675 students in Hidalgo County, NM. Hidalgo County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Mexico.
The top ranked public schools in Hidalgo County, NM are Animas 7-12 School, Central Elementary School and Animas Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hidalgo 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 37% (versus the 29% statewide average). Schools in Hidalgo County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of New Mexico public schools.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Hidalgo County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Animas 7-12 School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1 Panther Dr
    Animas, NM 88020
    (505) 548-2299

    Grades: 7-12 | 86 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Central Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    207 High St
    Lordsburg, NM 88045
    (505) 542-9361

    Grades: 5-6 | 65 students
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Animas Elementary School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1 Panther Dr
    Animas, NM 88020
    (505) 548-2299

    Grades: PK-4 | 70 students
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Animas Middle School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1 Panther Dr
    Animas, NM 88020
    (505) 548-2299

    Grades: 5-6 | 23 students
  • Rank: #55.
    R.v.traylor Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    500 Ownby
    Lordsburg, NM 88045
    (505) 542-9361

    Grades: PK-4 | 248 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Dugan-tarango Middle School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1352 Hardin St
    Lordsburg, NM 88045
    (505) 542-9361

    Grades: 7-8 | 68 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Lordsburg High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    501 West Fourth St
    Lordsburg, NM 88045
    (505) 542-9361

    Grades: 9-12 | 115 students
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