Top 10 Best Rio Rancho Public Elementary Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 15 public elementary schools serving 11,552 students in Rio Rancho, NM. The top ranked public elementary schools in Rio Rancho, NM are Vista Grande Elementary School, Cielo Azul Elementary School and Eagle Ridge Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rio Rancho, NM public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the New Mexico public elementary school average of 23%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 31% statewide average). Elementary schools in Rio Rancho have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of New Mexico public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public elementary school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Rio Rancho, NM Public Elementary Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Vista Grande Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7001 Chayote Rd Ne
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 896-0667
Grades: K-5
| 657 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Cielo Azul Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3804 Shiloh Rd Ne
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 338-2320
Grades: K-5
| 794 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Eagle Ridge Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
800 Fruta Rd
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 896-0667
Grades: 6-8
| 871 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Lincoln Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
2287 Lema Rd Se
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 896-0667
Grades: 6-8
| 995 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Martin King Junior Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1301 Nicklaus Dr Se
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 896-0667
Grades: K-5
| 906 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Puesta Del Sol Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
450 Southern Blvd
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 896-0667
Grades: K-5
| 757 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Rio Rancho Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4601 Pepe Ortiz Se
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 896-0667
Grades: K-5
| 664 students
Rank: #88.
The Ask Academy
Charter School
Math: 30% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4550 Sundt Rd Ne
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 891-0757
Grades: 6-12
| 502 students
Rank: #99.
Rio Rancho Middle School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1600 Loma Colorado Blvd Ne
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 896-0667
Grades: 6-8
| 1,216 students
Rank: #1010.
Sandoval Academy Of Bilingual Education
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4321 Fulcrum Way Ne Suite A
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
(505) 771-0555
Grades: K-5
| 94 students
1001 Night Sky Ave Ne
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 896-0667
Grades: K-5
| 774 students
5400 Obregon Rd Ne
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 896-0667
Grades: K-5
| 756 students
3100 Stapleton Ave Ne
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 896-0667
Grades: K-5
| 860 students
4101 Montreal Loop
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 896-0667
Grades: 6-8
| 891 students
6800 Franklin Rd Ne
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 338-2526
Grades: PK-5
| 649 students

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