Questa Independent Schools School District

2556a Wildcat Rd
Questa, NM 87556
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public middle school serving 53 students in Questa Independent Schools School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in New Mexico.
Public Middle School in Questa Independent School School District have an average math proficiency score of 10% (versus the New Mexico public middle school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 34% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public middle school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
4 Schools
304 Schools
# Students
297 Students
101,278 Students
# Teachers
28 Teachers
7,192 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Questa Independent 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 70-79% has decreased from 80-89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NM)
#109 out of 144 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Questa Independent Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤5%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Questa 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.
30-34%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Questa 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.
20-29%
33%
(20-21)
70-79%
66%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Questa Independent Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.24
0.58
# American Indian Students
2 Students
13,459 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
13%
# Asian Students
n/a
1,187 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
257 Students
60,456 Students
% Hispanic Students
87%
60%
# Black Students
3 Students
1,847 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
34 Students
21,846 Students
% White Students
11%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
149 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1 Student
2,334 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
17
502
# Students in K Grade:
20
2,426
# Students in 1st Grade:
20
2,387
# Students in 2nd Grade:
21
2,571
# Students in 3rd Grade:
19
2,553
# Students in 4th Grade:
18
2,729
# Students in 5th Grade:
19
2,877
# Students in 6th Grade:
22
18,847
# Students in 7th Grade:
26
25,599
# Students in 8th Grade:
27
26,187
# Students in 9th Grade:
26
4,607
# Students in 10th Grade:
25
3,555
# Students in 11th Grade:
15
3,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
22
3,186
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,111 is higher than the state median of $14,520. The school district revenue/student has declined by 16% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,010 is higher than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has declined by 25% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NM)
Total Revenue
$6 MM
$4,694 MM
This chart display total revenue of Questa 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
$5 MM
$4,492 MM
This chart display total spending of Questa 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
$20,111
$14,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Questa 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
$18,010
$13,895
This chart display average spending per public school student in Questa 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 Questa Independent Schools School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Questa Jr High School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
57 Sagebrush Ln
Questa, NM 87556
(575) 586-1604
Grades: 7-8
| 53 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 297 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : 70-79% (Top 50% in NM)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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