3800 Canyon Drive
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Topper Freshman Academy serves 283 students in grades 9.
Topper Freshman Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 62% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Topper Freshman Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Topper Freshman Academy's student population of 283 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 60% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9
Total Students
283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Topper Freshman Academy is ranked within the top 10% 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 Topper Freshman Academy is 0.54, 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 Data
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State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#41 out of 742 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
35:1
15:1
American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
35%
60%
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Black
1%
2%
White
58%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
71%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9
  • Students: 283 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 35:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in NM
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 30%)

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