South Mountain Elementary School

577 State Rd 344
Edgewood, NM 87015
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 312 students in grades Kindergarten-5, South Mountain Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 21%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 312 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : 30-34%
  • : 55-59%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Mountain Elementary School's student population of 312 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
312 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of South Mountain Elementary School is 0.55, which is less 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)
(18-19)
30-34%
21%
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(18-19)
55-59%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Mountain 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
41%
62%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
53%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.55
This chart display the diversity score of South Mountain Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
74%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Mountain Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Mountain Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are South Mountain Elementary School often compared to?
South Mountain Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like A. Montoya Elementary School, Route 66 Elementary School, San Antonito Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% NM state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 33% NM state average).
How many students attend South Mountain Elementary School?
312 students attend South Mountain Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of South Mountain Elementary School students are White, 41% of students are Hispanic, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Mountain Elementary School?
South Mountain Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does South Mountain Elementary School offer ?
South Mountain Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is South Mountain Elementary School part of?
South Mountain Elementary School is part of Moriarty-Edgewood School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 312 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : 30-34%
  • : 55-59%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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