Tucumcari Public Schools School District

700 West Amarosa
Tucumcari, NM 88401
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 891 students in Tucumcari Public 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 Tucumcari Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 34% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 73% 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
3 Schools
935 Schools
# Students
891 Students
323,300 Students
# Teachers
65 Teachers
22,307 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Tucumcari Public 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 70-74% has decreased from 75-79% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NM)
#90 out of 144 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tucumcari Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tucumcari Public 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%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tucumcari Public 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)
70-74%
66%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tucumcari Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.44
0.56
# American Indian Students
6 Students
38,903 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
12%
# Asian Students
7 Students
3,736 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
622 Students
200,203 Students
% Hispanic Students
70%
62%
# Black Students
14 Students
5,610 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
239 Students
67,120 Students
% White Students
27%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
375 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1 Student
7,360 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
44
9,280
# Students in K Grade:
71
22,015
# Students in 1st Grade:
48
21,669
# Students in 2nd Grade:
62
22,459
# Students in 3rd Grade:
63
22,821
# Students in 4th Grade:
77
22,913
# Students in 5th Grade:
74
23,585
# Students in 6th Grade:
76
24,066
# Students in 7th Grade:
64
25,599
# Students in 8th Grade:
68
26,187
# Students in 9th Grade:
95
31,588
# Students in 10th Grade:
45
25,847
# Students in 11th Grade:
58
23,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
46
22,019
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,347 is higher than the state median of $14,520. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,970 is higher than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NM)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$14 MM
$4,694 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tucumcari Public 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)
$12 MM
$4,492 MM
This chart display total spending of Tucumcari Public 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)
$15,347
$14,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tucumcari Public 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)
$13,970
$13,895
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tucumcari Public 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 Tucumcari Public Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tucumcari Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1000 South 5th St
Tucumcari, NM 88401
(575) 461-3910
Grades: 6-8
| 208 students
Rank: #22.
Tucumcari Elementary School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1623 South 9th St
Tucumcari, NM 88401
(575) 461-3910
Grades: PK-5
| 439 students
Rank: #33.
Tucumcari High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 South 7th St
Tucumcari, NM 88401
(575) 461-3910
Grades: 9-12
| 244 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Tucumcari Public Schools School District?
Tucumcari Public Schools School District manages 3 public schools serving 891 students.
What is the rank of Tucumcari Public Schools School District?
Tucumcari Public Schools School District is ranked #94 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.
What is the racial composition of students in Tucumcari Public Schools School District?
70% of Tucumcari Public Schools School District students are Hispanic, 27% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Tucumcari Public Schools School District?
Tucumcari Public Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What is Tucumcari Public Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,970 is higher than the state median of $13,895. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 891 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : 70-74% (Btm 50% in NM)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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