Roswell Independent Schools School District

300 N. Kentucky
Roswell, NM 88201
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 9,854 students in Roswell Independent Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Mexico.
Public Schools in Roswell Independent Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 34% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
22 Schools
935 Schools
# Students
9,854 Students
323,300 Students
# Teachers
548 Teachers
22,307 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Roswell 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 67% has decreased from 69% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NM)
#74 out of 144 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Roswell Independent Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
22%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Roswell 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.
32%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Roswell 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.
(20-21)
67%
66%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Roswell Independent Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.41
0.56
# American Indian Students
34 Students
38,903 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
12%
# Asian Students
78 Students
3,736 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
7,226 Students
200,203 Students
% Hispanic Students
73%
62%
# Black Students
193 Students
5,610 Students
% Black Students
2%
2%
# White Students
2,302 Students
67,120 Students
% White Students
24%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
375 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
11 Students
7,360 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
424
9,280
# Students in K Grade:
652
22,015
# Students in 1st Grade:
641
21,669
# Students in 2nd Grade:
635
22,459
# Students in 3rd Grade:
735
22,821
# Students in 4th Grade:
684
22,913
# Students in 5th Grade:
751
23,585
# Students in 6th Grade:
755
24,066
# Students in 7th Grade:
824
25,599
# Students in 8th Grade:
812
26,187
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,013
31,588
# Students in 10th Grade:
745
25,847
# Students in 11th Grade:
646
23,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
537
22,019
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,056 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,520. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% 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 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NM)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$139 MM
$4,694 MM
This chart display total revenue of Roswell 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 (20-21)
$130 MM
$4,492 MM
This chart display total spending of Roswell 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 (20-21)
$14,056
$14,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Roswell 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 (20-21)
$13,174
$13,895
This chart display average spending per public school student in Roswell 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 Roswell Independent Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sidney Gutierrez Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
69 E. Gail Harris
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 347-9703
Grades: K-8
| 196 students
Rank: #22.
Early College High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
52 University Blvd (enmu R Cam
Roswell, NM 88203
(575) 624-7020
Grades: 9-12
| 163 students
Rank: #33.
Military Heights Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1900 North Michigan
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 637-3425
Grades: PK-5
| 369 students
Rank: #44.
Del Norte Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2701 North Garden Ave
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 637-3325
Grades: K-5
| 481 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Berrendo Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
505 West Pine Lodge Rd
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 627-2875
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Valley View Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1400 S Washington
Roswell, NM 88203
(575) 637-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
Rank: #77.
Berrendo Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
800 Marion Richards
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 627-2775
Grades: 6-8
| 700 students
Rank: #88.
Monterrey Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
910 West Gayle St
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 637-3475
Grades: K-5
| 422 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Nancy Lopez Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1208 East Bland St
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 637-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 225 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Washington Ave Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
408 North Washington Ave
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 637-3625
Grades: PK-5
| 363 students
Rank: #1111.
East Grand Plains Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3773 East Grand Plains
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 637-3350
Grades: PK-5
| 218 students
Rank: #1212.
Goddard High School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
701 East Country Club
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 627-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,133 students
Rank: #1313.
El Capitan Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2807 West Bland St
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 637-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 389 students
Rank: #1414.
Mountain View Middle School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
312 East Mtn View Rd
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 627-2825
Grades: 6-8
| 522 students
Rank: #1515.
Missouri Ave Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
700 W Deming
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 637-3450
Grades: PK-5
| 311 students
Rank: #1616.
Pecos Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
600 East Hobbs St
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 637-3550
Grades: PK-5
| 283 students
Rank: #1717.
Sierra Middle School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
615 South Sycamore Ave
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 627-2850
Grades: 6-8
| 657 students
Rank: #1818.
Mesa Middle School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1601 East Bland St
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 627-2800
Grades: 6-8
| 445 students
Rank: #1919.
Roswell High School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 West Hobbs St
Roswell, NM 88203
(575) 637-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,439 students
Rank: #2020.
University High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
25 Martin Street
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 627-2750
Grades: 9-12
| 206 students
Rank: #2121.
Sunset Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
606 West Oconnor Road
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 637-3575
Grades: PK-5
| 257 students
Rank: n/an/a
1700 West Alameda St
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 637-3525
Grades: PK
| 250 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Roswell Independent Schools School District?
Roswell Independent Schools School District manages 22 public schools serving 9,854 students.
What is the rank of Roswell Independent Schools School District?
Roswell Independent Schools School District is ranked #77 out of 144 school districts in New Mexico (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New Mexico school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Roswell Independent Schools School District?
73% of Roswell Independent Schools School District students are Hispanic, 24% of students are White, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Roswell Independent Schools School District?
Roswell Independent Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What is Roswell Independent Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
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 11% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 22 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 9,854 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • : 67% (Btm 50% in NM)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 22% (Top 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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