W D Gattis Middle School

5100 N. Thornton Street
Clovis, NM 88101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 630 students in grades 6-8, W D Gattis Middle School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 21%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 33%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 630 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : 22%
  • : 31%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

W D Gattis Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

W D Gattis Middle School's student population of 630 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of W D Gattis Middle School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
(18-19)
22%
21%
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(18-19)
31%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
58%
62%
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Black
7%
2%
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White
29%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
74%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
8%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are W D Gattis Middle School often compared to?
W D Gattis Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Yucca Middle School, Marshall Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% NM state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 33% NM state average).
How many students attend W D Gattis Middle School?
630 students attend W D Gattis Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of W D Gattis Middle School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 7% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of W D Gattis Middle School?
W D Gattis Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does W D Gattis Middle School offer ?
W D Gattis Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is W D Gattis Middle School part of?
W D Gattis Middle School is part of Clovis Municipal Schools School District.

School Reviews

5   9/20/2018
Band program is best in Clovis, maybe even state! Honestly though, I can see why this school is rated higher than the others in the district. Our choir, vollyball team, and dance programs are also very awesome.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Joe
4   1/17/2018
As much as I said I hated it, good place, saw no bullying and the teachers were for the most part supportive, good music and sports programs, and overall an ok environment, a lot of negative students though that's just my point of view.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Kody Foreman
5   9/9/2017
Its a really good school to me from personal experience there isnt bullying atleast i havent seen and there progams for music and sports and art is really good i enjoy it here
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Lavender
1   5/9/2017
Constant bullying and no help from faculty. I enrolled my student in Yucca and much happier.
- Posted by Parent - JCo
1   5/9/2017
Not sure why this school is rated higher than Yucca. When we moved to this school district I was excited for my kids. Now that it has been six months I wish I could move back. After school activities are a joke. My kids grades have dropped. They are no longer excited to go to school. Can't wait for high school, hopefully we move by then.
- Posted by Parent - Taylor

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 630 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : 22%
  • : 31%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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