Sierra Vista Primary

199 White Mountain Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sierra Vista Primary serves 471 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Sierra Vista Primary's student population of 471 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Sierra Vista Primary is 0.61, which is more than 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
13%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
55%
62%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
28%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
74%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Sierra Vista Primary often compared to?
Sierra Vista Primaryis often viewed alongside schools like Sierra Elementary School by visitors of our site.
How many students attend Sierra Vista Primary?
471 students attend Sierra Vista Primary.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Sierra Vista Primary students are Hispanic, 28% of students are White, 13% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sierra Vista Primary?
Sierra Vista Primary has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sierra Vista Primary offer ?
Sierra Vista Primary offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2
What school district is Sierra Vista Primary part of?
Sierra Vista Primary is part of Ruidoso Municipal Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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