Nina Otero Community School

  • Nina Otero Community School serves 715 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 7% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 13% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 78%.

Top Placements

Nina Otero Community School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

  • Nina Otero Community School's student population of 715 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students715 students
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Nina Otero Community School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Nina Otero Community School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nina Otero Community School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Overall School Rank#686 out of 819 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
21%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nina Otero Community School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nina Otero Community School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
American Indian
3%
13%
Hispanic
90%
60%
White
7%
22%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nina Otero Community School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score0.190.38
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
69%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Fe Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Nina Otero Community School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Childhood experiences shape who we become as adults, for good and bad. The new Surgeon General of California is pushing for childhood trauma screening in students in the hopes of resolving some of the issues that might later lead to the development of physical and mental health problems.
Millions of people struggle with mental health issues on a daily basis, but no one wants to think that these issues might affect children. As a parent, it is your responsibility to know what your child needs and to provide it. This includes identifying problem behaviors and seeking treatment when your child needs help.
Students all over the nation go hungry every day not because their schools don’t offer lunch, but because they refuse them to children with outstanding debts. Read on to learn about the horror that is lunch shaming and what can be done about it.