Santa Teresa Elementary School

201 Commerciantes
Santa Teresa, NM 88008
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Santa Teresa Elementary School serves 580 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Santa Teresa Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 51% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Santa Teresa Elementary School's student population of 580 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Rankings

Santa Teresa Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Santa Teresa Elementary School is 0.13, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#102 out of 742 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
93%
60%
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Black
n/a
2%
White
7%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.130.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGadsden Independent Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Santa Teresa Elementary School is Santa Teresa High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Santa Teresa Middle School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gonzalo And Sofia Garcia Elementary School (3.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Teresa Santa Teresa High School Math: 11% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,262 student
    1.0 miles
    100 Airport Rd
    Santa Teresa, NM 88008
    (505) 882-6203
    1 9-12 1,262
  • Sunland Park Gadsden Admin Complex Prek Center
    Grades: PK | 180 students
    1.3 miles
    4950 Mcnutt Road
    Sunland Park, NM 88063
    (505) 882-6740
    1.3 PK 180
  • Canutillo Gonzalo And Sofia Garcia Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 504 students
    3.1 miles
    6550 Westside Dr
    Canutillo, TX 79835
    (915) 877-1200
    3.1 PK-5 504
  • Canutillo Jose H Damian Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 506 students
    3.3 miles
    6300 Strahan
    Canutillo, TX 79835
    (915) 877-6800
    3.3 PK-5 506
  • Santa Teresa Santa Teresa Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 666 students
    3.8 miles
    4800 Mcnutt Rd
    Santa Teresa, NM 88008
    (505) 882-6203
    3.8 7-8 666

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