Penasco Elementary School

12 Dunkin Rd
Hope, NM 88250
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Penasco Elementary School serves 16 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Penasco Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Penasco Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

Penasco Elementary School's student population of 16 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
16 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Penasco Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 742 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Penasco Elementary School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#49 out of 742 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
13%
60%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
87%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 16 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in NM
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.23 (Btm 50%)

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