Vista Grande Elementary School serves 656 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 ≥50% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 656 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 75%
- Math Proficiency: <50%
- Reading Proficiency: ≥50%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education
Vista Grande Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:
Vista Grande Elementary School's student population of 656 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Vista Grande Elementary School is 0.59, which is more 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
State Level (NM)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% NM state average), while ≥50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 33% NM state average).
How many students attend Vista Grande Elementary School?
656 students attend Vista Grande Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Vista Grande Elementary School students are Hispanic, 25% of students are White, 8% of students are American Indian, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Vista Grande Elementary School?
Vista Grande Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Vista Grande Elementary School offer ?
Vista Grande Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Vista Grande Elementary School part of?
Vista Grande Elementary School is part of Rio Rancho Public Schools School District.
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