Puesta Del Sol Elementary School

  • Puesta Del Sol Elementary School serves 758 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is higher 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 22% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 78%.

Top Placements

Puesta Del Sol Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

  • Puesta Del Sol Elementary School's student population of 758 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students758 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Puesta Del Sol Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Puesta Del Sol Elementary School is 0.49, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Overall School Rank#339 out of 819 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
21%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Puesta Del Sol 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Puesta Del Sol 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
3%
13%
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Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Puesta Del Sol Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
67%
60%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Puesta Del Sol Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Puesta Del Sol Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
26%
22%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Puesta Del Sol Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Puesta Del Sol Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score0.490.38
This chart display the diversity score of Puesta Del Sol Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Puesta Del Sol Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Puesta Del Sol Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRio Rancho Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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