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For the 2021 school year, there are 40 public schools in Las Cruces School District, serving 24,603 students. Las Cruces School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Mexico.
Public schools in Las Cruces School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 29% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in New Mexico.
The top ranked public schools in Las Cruces School District are White Sands Elementary School, Early College High School and Desert Hills Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the New Mexico public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameLas Cruces School District
School District Phone Number(575) 527-5800
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NM)
# of Schools40 Schools927 Schools
# of Students24,603 Students343,044 Students
# of Teachers1,465 Teachers21,074 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1

District Comparison

Las Cruces School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 130 school districts in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 67% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#60 out of 152 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Las Cruces   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
20%
21%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Las Cruces   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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
30%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Las Cruces   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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
74%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Las Cruces   School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.390.58
# of American Indian Students206 Students42,112 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
12%
# of Asian Students193 Students3,835 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# of Hispanic Students18,653 Students206,185 Students
% Hispanic Students
76%
60%
# of Black Students575 Students6,432 Students
% Black Students
2%
2%
# of White Students4,704 Students77,739 Students
% White Students
19%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students106 Students465 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students166 Students6,276 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:7789,541
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,80424,612
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,86625,023
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,80125,112
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,95826,685
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,88227,184
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,96327,036
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,80626,105
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,82025,943
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,84025,433
# of Students in 9th Grade:2,04729,065
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,83926,095
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,65223,212
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,54721,998
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,842 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,181. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,930 is less than the state median of $14,837. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NM)
Total Revenue$267 MM$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Las Cruces   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$269 MM$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Las Cruces   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,842$15,181
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Las Cruces   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,930$14,837
This chart display average spending per public school student in Las Cruces   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Las Cruces School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • White Sands Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    White Sands Missile Range
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-8 | 298 students
  • Early College High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3400 South Espina St
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-9540

    Grades: 9-12 | 350 students
  • Desert Hills Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    280 North Rdrunner Pky
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 664 students
  • Arrowhead Park Medical Academy Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3600 Arrowhead Drive
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (575) 527-9540

    Grades: 9-12 | 226 students
  • Highland Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4201 Emerald St
    Las Cruces, NM 88012
    (575) 527-9636

    Grades: PK-5 | 826 students
  • Jornada Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3400 Elks Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 511 students
  • Monte Vista Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4675 Peachtree Hills
    Las Cruces, NM 88012
    (505) 268-3520

    Grades: PK-5 | 570 students
  • University Hills Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2005 South Locust St
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students
  • Dona Ana Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5551 Camino De Flores
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
  • Hillrise Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1400 South Curnutt St
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 565 students
  • Mesilla Park Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    955 West Union Ave
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
  • Sonoma Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4201 Northrise Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88011
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 764 students
  • Camino Real Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2961 Rdrunner Pky
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: 6-8 | 897 students
  • Mesilla Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2363 Calle Del Sur
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 297 students
  • Centennial High School Math: 20% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1950 S Sonoma Ranch Blvd
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (575) 527-9330

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,509 student
  • East Picacho Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4450 North Valley Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
  • Hermosa Hgts Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1655 East Amador Ave
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
  • Tombaugh Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    226 Carver Rd
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 689 students
  • Vista Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4465 Elks Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: 6-8 | 713 students
  • Central Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    150 North Alameda Blvd
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 233 students
  • Conlee Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1701 Boston Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 494 students
  • Sierra Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1700 Spruce Ave
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: 6-8 | 901 students
  • Las Cruces High School Math: 13% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1750 El Paseo Rd
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,695 student
  • Columbia Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4555 Elks Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88005
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
  • Zia Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1300 West University Ave
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: 6-8 | 701 students
  • Loma Heights Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 East Madrid
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 508 students
  • Fairacres Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4501 West Picacho Ave
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: K-5 | 484 students
  • Onate High School Math: 11% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5700 Mesa Grande Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,511 student
  • Alameda Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1325 N. Alameda
    Las Cruces, NM 88005
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: K-5 | 410 students
  • Picacho Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1040 North Motel Blvd
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: 6-8 | 765 students
  • Lynn Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    950 South Walnut St
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: 6-8 | 690 students
  • Mac Arthur Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1100 Macarthur Rd Nw
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 455 students
  • Mayfield High School Math: 8% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1955 North Valley Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,448 student
  • Mesa Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7225 Jornada Rd North
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (575) 627-2800

    Grades: 6-8 | 611 students
  • Booker T. Washington Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    755 East Chestnut Ave
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
  • Show 5 more public schools in Las Cruces School District (out of 40 total schools)
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