Sonoma Elementary School

4201 Northrise Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88011
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Sonoma Elementary School serves 764 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sonoma Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 22%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Sonoma Elementary School's student population of 764 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students764 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Sonoma Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 717 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sonoma Elementary School is 0.52, 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
#200 out of 717 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
22%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
31%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
62%
60%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
32%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sonoma Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLas Cruces School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sonoma Elementary School is Onate High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Camino Real Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Highland Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las Cruces Highland Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 826 students
    0.5 miles
    4201 Emerald St
    Las Cruces, NM 88012
    (575) 527-9636
    0.5 PK-5 826
  • Las Cruces Onate High School Math: 11% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,511 student
    1.3 miles
    5700 Mesa Grande Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800
    1.3 9-12 1,511
  • Las Cruces Camino Real Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 897 students
    1.6 miles
    2961 Rdrunner Pky
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800
    1.6 6-8 897
  • Las Cruces Monte Vista Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 570 students
    2.2 miles
    4675 Peachtree Hills
    Las Cruces, NM 88012
    (505) 268-3520
    2.2 PK-5 570
  • Las Cruces Mesa Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 611 students
    2.6 miles
    7225 Jornada Rd North
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (575) 627-2800
    2.6 6-8 611

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