Top 10 Best Torrance County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 2,744 students in Torrance County, NM.
The top ranked public schools in Torrance County, NM are Route 66 Elementary School, Edgewood Middle School and Moriarty Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Torrance County, NM public schools have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 58% statewide average). Schools in Torrance County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of New Mexico public schools.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Torrance County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Route 66 Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
805 Barton Rd
Moriarty, NM 87035
(505) 835-5835
Grades: K-5
| 303 students
Rank: #22.
Edgewood Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 34% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
17 Venus Rd West
Moriarty, NM 87035
(505) 835-5835
Grades: 6-8
| 305 students
Rank: #33.
Moriarty Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 29% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2015 School Loop
Moriarty, NM 87035
(505) 835-5835
Grades: PK-5
| 369 students
Rank: #44.
Mountainair High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
901 West 3rd St
Mountainair, NM 87036
(505) 847-2333
Grades: 9-12
| 71 students
Rank: #55.
Estancia High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9th And Joseph Ave
Estancia, NM 87016
(505) 384-2001
Grades: 9-12
| 174 students
Rank: #66.
Upper Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
624 8th St
Estancia, NM 87016
(505) 384-2001
Grades: 4-6
| 135 students
Rank: #77.
Mountainair Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
405 Broadway
Mountainair, NM 87036
(505) 847-2333
Grades: PK-5
| 100 students
Rank: #88.
Lower Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 11-19% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
624 8th St
Estancia, NM 87016
(505) 384-2001
Grades: PK-3
| 114 students
Rank: #99.
Mountainair Jr High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
901 West 3rd St
Mountainair, NM 87036
(505) 847-2333
Grades: 6-8
| 51 students
Rank: #1010.
Moriarty High School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 31% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Center St
Moriarty, NM 87035
(505) 835-5835
Grades: 9-12
| 687 students
Rank: #1111.
Estancia Middle School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Joseph Ave And 9th St
Estancia, NM 87016
(505) 384-2001
Grades: 7-8
| 84 students
Rank: #1212.
Moriarty Middle School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 20% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Center St
Moriarty, NM 87035
(505) 835-5835
Grades: 6-8
| 240 students
Rank: n/an/a
2422 E. Highway 333
Moriarty, NM 87035
(505) 832-4471
Grades: PK
| 71 students
Rank: n/an/a
809 Joseph Ave And 9th St
Estancia, NM 87016
(505) 384-2001
Grades: K
| 40 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Torrance County, NM

Torrance County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
285 Dinkle Rd
Moriarty, NM 87035
(505) 832-4471
Grades: PK-6
| 243 students
300 North 9th St
Estancia, NM 87016
(505) 384-2001
Grades: 7-12
| 11 students
2422 State Hwy 333
Moriarty, NM 87035
(505) 832-4471
Grades: PK-6
| 310 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Torrance County, NM?
The top ranked public schools in Torrance County, NM include Route 66 Elementary School, Edgewood Middle School and Moriarty Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Torrance County, NM?
14 public schools are located in Torrance County, NM.
What is the racial composition of students in Torrance County, NM?
Torrance County, NM public schools minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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