Lovington Municipal Schools School District

18 West Washington
Lovington, NM 88260
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Lovington Municipal 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 10 public schools serving 3,460 students in Lovington Municipal Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Mexico.
Public Schools in Lovington Municipal Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 34% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
10 Schools
935 Schools
# Students
3,460 Students
323,300 Students
# Teachers
209 Teachers
22,307 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Lovington Municipal Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 144 school districts in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 78% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NM)
#85 out of 144 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lovington Municipal Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
22%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lovington Municipal 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 2021-22 school year data.
28%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lovington Municipal 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 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
79%
66%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lovington Municipal Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.33
0.56
# American Indian Students
8 Students
38,903 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
12%
# Asian Students
18 Students
3,736 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
2,782 Students
200,203 Students
% Hispanic Students
81%
62%
# Black Students
46 Students
5,610 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
602 Students
67,120 Students
% White Students
17%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
375 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1 Student
7,360 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
106
9,280
# Students in K Grade:
218
22,015
# Students in 1st Grade:
251
21,669
# Students in 2nd Grade:
223
22,459
# Students in 3rd Grade:
238
22,821
# Students in 4th Grade:
218
22,913
# Students in 5th Grade:
231
23,585
# Students in 6th Grade:
270
24,066
# Students in 7th Grade:
250
25,599
# Students in 8th Grade:
308
26,187
# Students in 9th Grade:
352
31,588
# Students in 10th Grade:
269
25,847
# Students in 11th Grade:
279
23,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
247
22,019
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,435 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,520. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,160 is less than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NM)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$50 MM
$4,694 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lovington Municipal 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 (20-21)
$46 MM
$4,492 MM
This chart display total spending of Lovington Municipal 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 (20-21)
$14,435
$14,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lovington Municipal Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$13,160
$13,895
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lovington Municipal Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Lovington Municipal Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lovington 6th Grade Academy
(Math: 41% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 West Jefferson Ave
Lovington, NM 88260
(575) 739-2330
Grades: 6
| 270 students
Rank: #22.
Yarbro Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 West Jefferson Ave
Lovington, NM 88260
(575) 739-2490
Grades: 4-5
| 449 students
Rank: #33.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 West Jefferson Ave
Lovington, NM 88260
(575) 739-2540
Grades: 3
| 238 students
Rank: #44.
Lovington Freshman Academy
(Math: 26% | Reading: 17% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
701 West Ave K
Lovington, NM 88260
(575) 739-2260
Grades: 9
| 345 students
Rank: #55.
Taylor Middle School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
700 South 11th St
Lovington, NM 88260
(575) 739-2435
Grades: 7-8
| 558 students
Rank: #66.
Lovington High School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
701 West Ave K
Lovington, NM 88260
(575) 739-2230
Grades: 10-12
| 664 students
Rank: #77.
New Hope Alternative High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
601 North 5th St
Lovington, NM 88260
(575) 739-2415
Grades: 9-12
| 138 students
Rank: n/an/a
1400 South Sixth
Lovington, NM 88260
(575) 739-2580
Grades: 2
| 223 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lea Elementary School
1202 West Birch Ave
Lovington, NM 88260
(575) 739-2625
Grades: 1
| 251 students
Rank: n/an/a
1000 South First
Lovington, NM 88260
(575) 739-2670
Grades: PK-K
| 324 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Lovington Municipal Schools School District?
Lovington Municipal Schools School District manages 10 public schools serving 3,460 students.
What is the rank of Lovington Municipal Schools School District?
Lovington Municipal Schools School District is ranked #91 out of 144 school districts in New Mexico (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 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 Lovington Municipal Schools School District?
81% of Lovington Municipal Schools School District students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Lovington Municipal Schools School District?
Lovington Municipal Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What is Lovington Municipal Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,160 is less than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 10 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,460 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : 79% (Top 50% in NM)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 22% (Top 50%)
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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