Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District

200 Horton Circle
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,830 students in Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Mexico.
Public Schools in Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 58% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
4 Schools
933 Schools
# Students
1,830 Students
323,300 Students
# Teachers
110 Teachers
22,307 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 84 school districts in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NM)
Overall District Rank
#55 out of 85 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ruidoso Municipal Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
25%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ruidoso Municipal 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ruidoso Municipal 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
66%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ruidoso Municipal Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.62
0.56
# American Indian Students
258 Students
38,903 Students
% American Indian Students
14%
12%
# Asian Students
20 Students
3,736 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
982 Students
200,203 Students
% Hispanic Students
54%
62%
# Black Students
10 Students
5,610 Students
% Black Students
n/a
2%
# White Students
523 Students
67,120 Students
% White Students
29%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
375 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
35 Students
7,360 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
75
9,280
# Students in K Grade:
123
22,015
# Students in 1st Grade:
130
21,669
# Students in 2nd Grade:
143
22,459
# Students in 3rd Grade:
123
22,821
# Students in 4th Grade:
128
22,913
# Students in 5th Grade:
124
23,585
# Students in 6th Grade:
147
24,066
# Students in 7th Grade:
138
25,599
# Students in 8th Grade:
149
26,187
# Students in 9th Grade:
170
31,588
# Students in 10th Grade:
117
25,847
# Students in 11th Grade:
129
23,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
134
22,019
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,656 is higher than the state median of $14,520. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,870 is less than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NM)
Total Revenue
$29 MM
$4,694 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ruidoso Municipal 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
$25 MM
$4,492 MM
This chart display total spending of Ruidoso Municipal 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
$15,656
$14,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ruidoso Municipal Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,870
$13,895
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ruidoso Municipal Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ruidoso High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
125 Warrior Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(575) 258-4910
Grades: 9-12
| 550 students
Rank: #22.
White Mountain Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
203 White Mountain Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(575) 258-4220
Grades: 3-5
| 375 students
Rank: #33.
Ruidoso Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
123 Warrior Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(575) 257-4051
Grades: 6-8
| 434 students
Rank: n/an/a
Sierra Vista Primary
199 White Mountain Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(575) 258-4943
Grades: PK-2
| 471 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District?
Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District manages 4 public schools serving 1,830 students.
What is the rank of Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District?
Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District is ranked #52 out of 84 school districts in New Mexico (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New Mexico school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 5%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District?
54% of Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 14% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District?
Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What is Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,870 is less than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,830 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 5% in NM)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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