Pecos Connections Academy serves 1,956 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 22%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,956 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 33:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

School Overview

Pecos Connections Academy's student population of 1,956 students has grown by 560% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 650% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,956 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Pecos Connections Academy is 0.59, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
13%
22%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
10-14%
30%
Student : Teacher Ratio
33:1
14:1
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American Indian
3%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
52%
62%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
38%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Pecos Connections Academy and the public school average diversity score of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
73%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pecos Connections Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
2%
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 22% NM state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% NM state average).

How many students attend Pecos Connections Academy?

1,956 students attend Pecos Connections Academy.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

52% of Pecos Connections Academy students are Hispanic, 38% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Pecos Connections Academy?

Pecos Connections Academy has a student ration of 33:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.

What grades does Pecos Connections Academy offer ?

Pecos Connections Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Pecos Connections Academy part of?

Pecos Connections Academy is part of Carlsbad Municipal Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,956 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 33:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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