North Star Elementary School

  • North Star Elementary School serves 604 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 28%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • North Star Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • North Star Elementary School's student population of 604 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students604 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Star Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 819 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Star Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Overall School Rankn/a
27%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
21%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Star Elementary 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Star Elementary 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
15%
1%
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Hispanic
31%
61%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in North Star Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in North Star Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
49%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in North Star Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Star Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score0.650.38
This chart display the diversity score of North Star Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
67%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Star Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Star Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlbuquerque School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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