Quemado Independent Schools School District

3484 Hwy 60
Quemado, NM 87829
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 5%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public middle school serving 73 students in Quemado Independent Schools School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public middle schools in New Mexico.
Public Middle School in Quemado Independent School School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the New Mexico public middle school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 34% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public middle school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
3 Schools
304 Schools
# Students
162 Students
101,278 Students
# Teachers
18 Teachers
7,192 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Quemado Independent Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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% has increased from 50% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NM)
#28 out of 144 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Quemado Independent Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Quemado Independent 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.
55-59%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Quemado Independent 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.
60-69%
33%
(20-21)
≥80%
66%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Quemado Independent Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.57
0.58
# American Indian Students
13 Students
13,459 Students
% American Indian Students
8%
13%
# Asian Students
n/a
1,187 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
35 Students
60,456 Students
% Hispanic Students
22%
60%
# Black Students
2 Students
1,847 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
99 Students
21,846 Students
% White Students
61%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
149 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
12 Students
2,334 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
5
502
# Students in K Grade:
12
2,426
# Students in 1st Grade:
8
2,387
# Students in 2nd Grade:
14
2,571
# Students in 3rd Grade:
10
2,553
# Students in 4th Grade:
14
2,729
# Students in 5th Grade:
14
2,877
# Students in 6th Grade:
12
18,847
# Students in 7th Grade:
9
25,599
# Students in 8th Grade:
6
26,187
# Students in 9th Grade:
18
4,607
# Students in 10th Grade:
15
3,555
# Students in 11th Grade:
14
3,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
11
3,186
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $25,407 is higher than the state median of $14,520. The school district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,753 is higher than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NM)
Total Revenue
$4 MM
$4,694 MM
This chart display total revenue of Quemado Independent 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
$4 MM
$4,492 MM
This chart display total spending of Quemado Independent 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
$25,407
$14,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Quemado Independent 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
$24,753
$13,895
This chart display average spending per public school student in Quemado Independent 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 Quemado Independent Schools School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Quemado High School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Hwy 60
Quemado, NM 87829
(575) 773-4700
Grades: 7-12
| 73 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 162 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : ≥80% (Top 30% in NM)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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