White Sands Elementary School

White Sands Missile Range, White Sands, NM 88002 | (505) 527-5800
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 285
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  • Mailing Address: 505 S Mainsuite 249, Las Cruces, NM 88001
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 285
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 19.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 150 (52.6%)
  • Females: 135 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 35 (12.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 59 (20.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 94 (33.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
White Sands Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian31.1%
Black3713.0%
Asian82.8%
Hispanic8228.8%
White15554.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For White Sands Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten72.5%
Kindergarten4917.2%
1st Grade5519.3%
2nd Grade4214.7%
3rd Grade6121.4%
4th Grade3612.6%
5th Grade3512.3%
Source: NM Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that White Sands Elementary School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on SBA state exams in the following subjects:
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  • Reading
  • Science

SBA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201165.2%46.9%51.5%
201070.5%57.2%58.2%
 
Reading Test
201165.2%51.6%52.9%
201044.3%53.7%57.4%
 
Science Test
201088.5%82.6%82.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201136.4%40.3%44.4%
201048.6%45.1%45.4%
 
Reading Test
201130.9%44.0%46.5%
201031.4%53.0%51.4%
 
Science Test
201141.8%49.4%46.7%
201057.1%56.3%50.4%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201160.0%43.4%41.9%
201042.9%45.3%45.3%
 
Reading Test
201150.0%52.1%51.9%
201071.4%58.9%59.1%
 
Science Test
201062.9%57.5%52.2%
 
Source: NM Department of Education 2010-2011

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