White Mountain Elementary School

  • White Mountain Elementary School serves 478 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is equal to the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 78%.

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School Overview

  • White Mountain Elementary School's student population of 478 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • White Mountain Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of White Mountain Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Overall School Rank#289 out of 819 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
21%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of White Mountain Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
17%
13%
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Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in White Mountain Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
48%
60%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in White Mountain Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in White Mountain Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
34%
22%
This chart display the percentage of White students in White Mountain Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in White Mountain Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score0.63n/a
This chart display the diversity score of White Mountain Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in White Mountain Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRuidoso Municipal s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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