Shining Stars Preschool

Shining Stars Preschool serves 575 students in grades Prekindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 575 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

School Overview

Shining Stars Preschool's student population of 575 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten
Total Students
575 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Shining Stars Preschool is 0.56, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
58%
62%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
32%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
74%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
1%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Shining Stars Preschool?
575 students attend Shining Stars Preschool.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Shining Stars Preschool students are Hispanic, 32% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Shining Stars Preschool?
Shining Stars Preschool has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Shining Stars Preschool offer ?
Shining Stars Preschool offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten
What school district is Shining Stars Preschool part of?
Shining Stars Preschool is part of Rio Rancho Public Schools School District.

School Reviews

1   2/25/2020
I had a favorable opinion of the school at first. My grandson had grown leaps and bounds, but the unwarranted/proven wrong CPS call and threats by the principal have definitely changed my mind.
- Posted by Parent - Grandma
5   8/20/2012
They area the best staff and school when my Jacob was going there he was three when attend shining star . Best choice My husband and I ever made. Jacob has fragile x it realted to autism that his special need . Icouldnt have asked for a better school for him . Thanks to shining star jacob is soaring now !
- Posted by Parent - loret

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 575 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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