Top 10 Best Otero County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 7,375 students in Otero County, NM. Otero County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Mexico.
The top ranked public schools in Otero County, NM are Holloman Middle School, Holloman Elementary School and High Rolls Mountain Park Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Otero County, NM public schools have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 20%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 32% statewide average). Schools in Otero County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of New Mexico public schools.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Otero County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Holloman Middle School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
381 1st St
Holloman Air Force Base, NM 88330
(575) 812-6200
Grades: 6-8
| 176 students
Rank: #22.
Holloman Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
750 Arnold
Holloman Air Force Base, NM 88330
(575) 812-6100
Grades: PK-5
| 429 students
Rank: #33.
High Rolls Mountain Park Elementary School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
23 Karr Canyon
High Rolls Mountain Park, NM 88325
(575) 812-5275
Grades: K-5
| 21 students
Rank: #44.
Sierra Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
2211 Puerto Rico Ave
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 812-5800
Grades: K-5
| 295 students
Rank: #55.
Cloudcroft Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
810 James Canyon Hwy
Cloudcroft, NM 88317
(575) 601-4416
Grades: PK-5
| 143 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Buena Vista Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2600 19th St
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 812-5100
Grades: K-5
| 189 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Yucca Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
310 Dale Scott Blvd
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 812-6900
Grades: PK-5
| 264 students
Rank: #88.
Cloudcroft Middle School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
810 James Canyon Hwy
Cloudcroft, NM 88317
(575) 601-4416
Grades: 6-8
| 89 students
Rank: #99.
Desert Star Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 S Washington Ave
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 812-5750
Grades: K-5
| 499 students
Rank: #1010.
Tularosa Intermediate
Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
304 1st Street
Tularosa, NM 88352
(575) 585-8800
Grades: 3-6
| 250 students
Rank: #1111.
Cloudcroft High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
310 James Canyon Hwy
Cloudcroft, NM 88317
(575) 601-4416
Grades: 9-12
| 134 students
Rank: #1212.
Mountain View Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 South Washington Avenue
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 812-6400
Grades: 6-8
| 533 students
Rank: #1313.
Chaparral Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1401 College Ave
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 812-6300
Grades: 6-8
| 600 students
Rank: #1414.
Sunset Hills Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2410 10th St
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 812-5200
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
Rank: #1515.
Alamogordo High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
103 Cuba Ave
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 812-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,516 students
Rank: #1616.
La Luz Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
99 Alamo
La Luz, NM 88337
(575) 812-5300
Grades: K-5
| 211 students
Rank: #1717.
Tularosa High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1305 8th Street
Tularosa, NM 88352
(575) 585-8800
Grades: 9-12
| 236 students
Rank: #1818.
North Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1300 North Florida
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 812-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 233 students
Rank: #1919.
Tularosa Middle School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
101b Old Mescalero Rd
Tularosa, NM 88352
(575) 585-8800
Grades: 7-8
| 136 students
Rank: #2020.
Academy Del Sol Alt.
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 N Florida Ave Bldg C
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 812-5500
Grades: 10-12
| 84 students
Rank: n/an/a
249 White Mountain Drive
Mescalero, NM 88340
(575) 464-4431
Grades: K-12
| 588 students
Rank: n/an/a
Nm School For The Blind And Visually Impaired
Special Education School
1900 North White Sands
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 437-3505
Grades: PK-12
| 37 students
Rank: n/an/a
805 E 12th St Bldg F
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 812-5400
Grades: PK
| 128 students
Rank: n/an/a
404 1st Street
Tularosa, NM 88352
(575) 585-8800
Grades: PK-2
| 190 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Otero County, NM

Otero County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
750 Arnold Ave
Holloman Air Force Base, NM 88330
(505) 439-3270
Grades: 3-5
| 200 students
P.o. Box 442
La Luz, NM 88337
(505) 437-4011
Grades: 6-8
| 52 students
1500 Oregon Ave
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 812-5600
Grades: PK-5
| 141 students

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