Portales Municipal Schools School District

501 South Abilene
Portales, NM 88130
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Portales Municipal Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New Mexico for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public preschool serving 333 students in Portales Municipal Schools School District.
Public Preschools in Portales Municipal Schools School District have a diversity score of 0.48, which is less than the New Mexico public preschool average of 0.51.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public preschool average of 82% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
6 Schools
326 Schools
# Students
2,659 Students
100,126 Students
# Teachers
189 Teachers
7,486 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Portales Municipal Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 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 80-84% has increased from 74% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NM)
#53 out of 144 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Portales Municipal Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Portales 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.
35%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Portales 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)
80-84%
66%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Portales Municipal Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.50
0.51
# American Indian Students
17 Students
9,720 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
10%
# Asian Students
12 Students
1,101 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
1,732 Students
67,161 Students
% Hispanic Students
65%
67%
# Black Students
55 Students
1,702 Students
% Black Students
2%
2%
# White Students
763 Students
18,352 Students
% White Students
29%
18%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
83 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
78 Students
2,007 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
125
9,280
# Students in K Grade:
208
15,325
# Students in 1st Grade:
176
13,377
# Students in 2nd Grade:
174
13,771
# Students in 3rd Grade:
210
13,247
# Students in 4th Grade:
169
12,749
# Students in 5th Grade:
149
13,122
# Students in 6th Grade:
185
3,583
# Students in 7th Grade:
229
1,067
# Students in 8th Grade:
206
947
# Students in 9th Grade:
216
1,323
# Students in 10th Grade:
220
909
# Students in 11th Grade:
191
733
# Students in 12th Grade:
201
693
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,379 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,520. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,174 is less than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NM)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$36 MM
$4,694 MM
This chart display total revenue of Portales 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)
$35 MM
$4,492 MM
This chart display total spending of Portales 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)
$13,379
$14,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Portales 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)
$13,174
$13,895
This chart display average spending per public school student in Portales 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 Portales Municipal Schools School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
520 West 5th St
Portales, NM 88130
(575) 356-7075
Grades: PK-K
| 333 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,659 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : 80-84% (Top 20% in NM)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 29% (Top 30%)
  • : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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