Portales Municipal School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 7 public schools managed by Portales Municipal School District serving 2,817 students in Portales, New Mexico.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico state average of 78%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the state average of 16:1.

Portales Municipal School District (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Portales Brown Early Childhood Center
    520 West 5th St
    Portales, NM 88130
    (505)356-7000

    Grades: PK-K | 302 students
  • Portales James Elementary School
    701 West 18th St
    Portales, NM 88130
    (505)356-7000

    Grades: 1-2 | 466 students
  • Portales Lindsey-steiner Elementary School
    1000 North Ave M
    Portales, NM 88130
    (575)356-7060

    Grades: 5-6 | 415 students
  • Portales Portales High School
    201 South Knoxville Ave
    Portales, NM 88130
    (505)356-7000

    Grades: 9-12 | 822 students
  • Portales Portales Junior High School
    300 East 5th St
    Portales, NM 88130
    (505)356-7000

    Grades: 7-8 | 390 students
  • Portales Steiner Elementary School
    525 South Chicago
    Portales, NM 88130
    (505)356-7000

    Grades: 1 | n/a students
  • Portales Valencia Elementary School
    1415 South Globe
    Portales, NM 88130
    (505)356-7000

    Grades: 3-4 | 422 students

Overview

School District NamePortales Municipal School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students837 students
# of Teachers55 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students436 students
% Male Students
52%
# of Female Students401 students
% Female Students
48%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.53
# of American Indian Students8 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students7 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students527 students
% Hispanic Students
63%
# of Black Students20 students
% Black Students
2%
# of White Students258 students
% White Students
31%
# of Hawaiian Students1 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students16 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten: -
# of Students in 1st Grade: -
# of Students in 2nd Grade: -
# of Students in 3rd Grade:211
# of Students in 4th Grade:211
# of Students in 5th Grade:227
# of Students in 6th Grade:188
# of Students in 7th Grade: -
# of Students in 8th Grade: -
# of Students in 9th Grade: -
# of Students in 10th Grade: -
# of Students in 11th Grade: -
# of Students in 12th Grade: -
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Portales Municipal School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 140 school districts in New Mexico (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NM)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
21%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Portales Municipal 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)
30%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Portales Municipal 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
77%
71%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Portales Municipal School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,068 in this school district is less than the state average of $14,761. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,779 is less than the state average of $14,379. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NM)
Total Revenue$30 MM$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Portales Municipal School District and average revenue for each school distric in NM by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$32 MM$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Portales Municipal School District and average spending for each school distric in NM by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,068$14,761
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Portales Municipal School District and average revenue per public school student in NM by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,779$14,379
This chart display average spending per public school student in Portales Municipal School District and average spending per public school student in NM by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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