White Sands Middle School (Closed 2014)

1 Viking St Wsmr
White Sands Missile Range, NM 88002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
White Sands Middle School served 112 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 65-69% (which was higher than the New Mexico state average of 42%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 65-69% (which was higher than the New Mexico state average of 51%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was higher than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of White Sands Middle School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
65-69%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
65-69%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
3%
12%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
34%
60%
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Black
11%
2%
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White
46%
23%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in White Sands Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score
0.660.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in White Sands Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLas Cruces School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to White Sands Middle School is Onate High School (13.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is White Sands Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las Cruces White Sands Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-8 | 298 students
    0.6 miles
    White Sands Missile Range
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800
    0.6 PK-8 298
  • Las Cruces Cesar Chavez Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 531 students
    11.2 miles
    5250 Holman Rd
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800
    11.2 PK-2 531
  • Las Cruces Sunrise Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 438 students
    11.2 miles
    5300 Holman Rd
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800
    11.2 3-5 438
  • Las Cruces Onate High School Math: 9% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,511 student
    13.1 miles
    5700 Mesa Grande Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (505) 527-5800
    13.1 9-12 1,511
  • Las Cruces Mesa Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 611 students
    13.8 miles
    7225 Jornada Rd North
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (575) 627-2800
    13.8 6-8 611
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