South Mountain Elementary School

  • South Mountain Elementary School serves 273 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 78%.

School Overview

  • South Mountain Elementary School's student population of 273 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students273 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Mountain Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Mountain Elementary School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Overall School Rank#72 out of 819 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
21%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
30%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
13%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
35%
60%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
61%
22%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Mountain Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Mountain Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score0.51n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMoriarty-edgewood School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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