5325 Montgomery Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Nex Gen Academy serves 267 students in grades 9-12.
Nex Gen Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 25%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 58%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 5% in NM)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nex Gen Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

Nex Gen Academy's student population of 267 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Nex Gen Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 217 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Nex Gen Academy is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#10 out of 217 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
25%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥80%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
4%
12%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
46%
62%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
42%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
77%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
73%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nex Gen Academy's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

60-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% NM state average), while ≥80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% NM state average).

What is the graduation rate of Nex Gen Academy?

The graduation rate of Nex Gen Academy is 90-94%, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 77%.

How many students attend Nex Gen Academy?

267 students attend Nex Gen Academy.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

46% of Nex Gen Academy students are Hispanic, 42% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Nex Gen Academy?

Nex Gen Academy has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.

What grades does Nex Gen Academy offer ?

Nex Gen Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Nex Gen Academy part of?

Nex Gen Academy is part of Albuquerque Public Schools School District.

School Reviews

5   3/14/2022
My son attended Nex+Gen back in 2011 about a year after it first opened. He had some mental health issues and had to leave before graduating but he still talks about his teachers there and that he wished he was able to finish out the year to graduate. When they have Alumni Days, where past students return to share their Nex+Gen experiences, he feels like he''s returning home to see his old family. Pretty cool. Nex+Gen is a good place for school culture and for academics. The alumni that return share endless stories of how Nex+Gen prepared them for college and beyond.
- Posted by Parent - Cassandra D
3   12/8/2021
Oh yes, very wonderful school. I taught Spanish for many many years but am sadly gone now. Very special students, very intelligent. Especially Cortez. Very strong boy, showing what NexGen is all about. I miss you, Cortez. Come back!
- Posted by Teacher - Pilar Gascon
5   5/21/2020
We have been more than happy with Nex+Gen. When Covid-19 hit, moving to an online learning environment hasn't been easy for most school. Nex+Gen was ahead of the game because they already use technology throughout the learning process. Each student has an assigned MacBook Air and uses it for submitting most of their work. The teachers are amazing, knowledgeable and skilled. Students not only learn from them but lean on them as they become not only teachers and mentors but family. I have had 3 kids successfully graduate from Nex+Gen. My kids have benefited from the project based learning environment and all that it teaches. I highly recommend this small yet impactful school for any child, including those with IEPs. Two of my four who have attended Nex+Gen have IEPs, and the staff works great with the students, while putting the students in charge of their own education.
- Posted by Teacher - Dee
5   5/21/2020
Definitely worth the 2 hour round-trip car ride I made every day to get my son to Nex+Gen. The education he received was top-notch... comparable to a private school education that cost tens of thousands of dollars. The staff did an excellent job preparing him, and his fellow students, for college. As he heads to UNM this Fall, I have no doubt that he has the skills to succeed.
- Posted by Parent - Rebekah Lopez
5   5/21/2020
My daughter benefitted from her experience attending Nex+Gen Academy. She grew in her critical thinking skills and her ability to work with others. The teachers are hardworking and creative, and the school culture is very positive. This is a wonderful school!
- Posted by Parent - Kelly M.
5   5/19/2020
Nex+Gen Academy has the best student culture! During our distance learning due to COVID19, almost all of my Chemistry students kept up their learning and participated in online class/assignments in some way. The students here are supportive of each other, respectful of their peers and their school, and enjoy working together. It is a rigorous academic science program - and our students are enthusiastic learners. I feel very lucky to be a science teacher at this amazing school!
- Posted by Teacher - Dr. Neuber

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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