115 West 3rd St
Tatum, NM 88267
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Tatum Elementary School serves 155 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Tatum Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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).

School Overview

Tatum Elementary School's student population of 155 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
155 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Tatum Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 742 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Tatum Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#259 out of 742 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
46%
62%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
53%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
73%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 155 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NM
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51

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