Top 10 Best Lincoln County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 2,653 students in Lincoln County, NM.
The top ranked public schools in Lincoln County, NM are Corona Elementary School, Ruidoso High School and Corona High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lincoln County, NM public schools have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 58% statewide average). Schools in Lincoln County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Mexico public schools.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Lincoln County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Corona Elementary School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
531 Franklin St
Corona, NM 88318
(575) 849-1711
Grades: PK-6
| 39 students
Rank: #22.
Ruidoso High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
125 Warrior Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(575) 258-4910
Grades: 9-12
| 550 students
Rank: #33.
Corona High School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
531 Franklin St
Corona, NM 88318
(575) 849-1911
Grades: 7-12
| 34 students
Rank: #44.
Hondo High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
111 Don Pablo Lane
Hondo, NM 88336
(575) 653-4411
Grades: 7-12
| 73 students
Rank: #55.
White Mountain Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
203 White Mountain Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(575) 258-4220
Grades: 3-5
| 375 students
Rank: #66.
Capitan High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
519 Smokey Bear Blvd
Capitan, NM 88316
(575) 354-2239
Grades: 9-12
| 148 students
Rank: #77.
Ruidoso Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
123 Warrior Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(575) 257-4051
Grades: 6-8
| 434 students
Rank: n/an/a
150 South Forest Ave
Capitan, NM 88316
(575) 354-2239
Grades: PK-5
| 195 students
Rank: n/an/a
Capitan Middle School
519 Smokey Bear Blvd
Capitan, NM 88316
(575) 354-2239
Grades: 6-8
| 126 students
Rank: n/an/a
800 D Ave
Carrizozo, NM 88301
(575) 648-2348
Grades: K-5
| 62 students
Rank: n/an/a
Carrizozo High School
800 D Ave
Carrizozo, NM 88301
(575) 648-2348
Grades: 9-12
| 43 students
Rank: n/an/a
800 D Ave
Carrizozo, NM 88301
(575) 648-2348
Grades: 6-8
| 41 students
Rank: n/an/a
111 Don Pablo Lane
Hondo, NM 88336
(575) 653-4411
Grades: PK-6
| 62 students
Rank: n/an/a
Sierra Vista Primary
199 White Mountain Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(575) 258-4943
Grades: PK-2
| 471 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Lincoln County, NM

Lincoln County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
200 Horton Circle
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(505) 257-4051
Grades: 6-11
| 23 students
115 Black Jack Pershing
Fort Stanton, NM 88323
(555) 555-5555
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
105 South Sutton Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(575) 257-9041
Grades: PK-K
| 208 students
M
Fort Stanton, NM 88323
Grades: 7-12
| 30 students
200 Horton Circle
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(505) 258-4150
Grades: 5-6
| 323 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Lincoln County, NM?
The top ranked public schools in Lincoln County, NM include Corona Elementary School, Ruidoso High School and Corona High School.
How many public schools are located in Lincoln County, NM?
14 public schools are located in Lincoln County, NM.
What is the racial composition of students in Lincoln County, NM?
Lincoln County, NM public schools minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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