6 4th Ave
Thoreau, NM 87323
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Thoreau Elementary School serves 317 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Thoreau Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is approximately equal to the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than 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 98% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic and American Indian).

School Overview

Thoreau Elementary School's student population of 317 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Thoreau Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Thoreau Elementary School is 0.22, 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
#414 out of 742 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
88%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
7%
62%
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Black
n/a
2%
White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
73%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
3%
6%
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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-5
  • Students: 317 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NM
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22

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