New Mexico Schools

  • NEW MEXICO PUBLIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
  • 300 DON GASPAR
  • SANTA FE, NM 87501
  • (505) 827-5800
Below is a summary of public and private K-12 schools in New Mexico, the information provided includes details on state finances, overall faculty numbers and student enrollment. We have also collected graduation and dropout rates which are broken down by grade and race.

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State Information For Public Schools

New Mexico School Rankings

State Ranking
Graduation Rate66.8%45
Dropout Rate5.2%38
Per Pupil Spending$8,90636
Students Per Teacher14.527
Number of Schools86636
Number of Students330,24536
Number of (FTE) Teachers22,82535

New Mexico Student, Faculty and Staff Statistics (2008)

Student Enrollment Per Grade
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment330,24514.5
Prekindergarten Students6,36515.6
Kindergarten Students25,68019.6
1st Grade Students26,085-
2nd Grade Students25,858-
3rd Grade Students25,275-
4th Grade Students25,119-
5th Grade Students24,544-
6th Grade Students24,191-
7th Grade Students23,932-
8th Grade Students24,366-
9th Grade Students30,191-
10th Grade Students26,530-
11th Grade Students22,169-
12th Grade Students19,940-
Ungraded Students--
Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers22,82514.5
Prekindergarten Teachers40715.6
Kindergarten Teachers1,30719.6
Elementary Teachers11,759-
Secondary Teachers5,127-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes4,225-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides6,347
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors807
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors844
Elementary485
Secondary322
Other37
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians295
Library Support Staff269
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff16,463
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators842
LEA Administrative Support Staff70
School Administrators1,335
School Administrative Support Staff3,830
Student Support Services3,103
Other Support Services Staff7,283

New Mexico State Financial Details (2008)

State Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$3,655,606,953-
Total Local Revenues$568,697,97115.6%
Property Tax$406,998,27411.1%
Non-Property Tax--
Local Government Property Tax--
Local Government Non-Property Tax--
Individual Tuition$2,879,2990.08%
Tuition From LEAs--
Individual Transportation Fees--
Transportation Fees From LEAs--
Earnings on Investments$65,908,4901.8%
Food Service$26,898,2010.7%
Student Activities$21,345,1120.6%
Textbooks$8,2800.00%
Summer School$679,1340.02%
Other Revenues$43,981,1811.2%
Intermediate Revenues$2,337,1470.06%
Total State Revenues$2,587,683,23070.8%
Total Federal Revenues$496,888,60513.6%
Direct Grants$159,471,3774.4%
Revenues Through State$329,950,4629.0%
Revenues Through Intermediate Agencies$7,3680.00%
Other Sources$7,459,3980.2%
State Expenses For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$3,057,060,748-
Total Instructional Expenditures$1,758,817,90957.5%
Salaries$1,220,474,79639.9%
Teacher Salaries - Regular$768,109,06125.1%
Teacher Salaries - Special Education$238,530,9727.8%
Teacher Salaries - Vocational$19,706,2520.6%
Teacher Salaries - Other$56,177,6691.8%
Employee Benefits$365,724,71512.0%
Purchased Services$62,854,7602.1%
Tuition To Private and Out-of-State Schools--
Tuition To Other LEAs In-State--
Supplies$109,541,3840.1%
Property$222,2540.01%
Other--
Textbooks$23,067,9840.8%
Salaries$587,280,87119.2%
Student Support$194,930,8596.4%
Instructional Staff Support$55,185,1261.8%
General Administration Support$30,974,6151.0%
School Administration Support$129,231,1914.2%
Operation & Maintenance Support$105,464,4253.4%
Student Transportation Support$21,964,2380.7%
Other Support$49,530,4171.6%
Employee Benefits$181,335,1855.9%
Student Support$57,205,2441.9%
Instructional Staff Support$16,984,0240.6%
General Administration Support$8,566,1330.3%
School Administration Support$39,493,9071.3%
Operation & Maintenance Support$35,449,4721.2%
Student Transportation Support$8,327,7950.3%
Other Support$15,308,6100.5%
Purchased Services$281,681,1559.2%
Student Support$52,608,2771.7%
Instructional Staff Support$14,914,2520.5%
General Administration Support$25,099,0100.8%
School Administration Support$8,887,2610.3%
Operation & Maintenance Support$93,300,7813.1%
Student Transportation Support$71,521,8852.3%
Other Support$15,349,6890.5%
Supplies$119,642,7103.9%
Student Support$9,904,4650.3%
Instructional Staff Support$14,350,8380.5%
General Administration Support$3,110,7070.1%
School Administration Support$4,186,6370.1%
Operation & Maintenance Support$75,735,8702.5%
Student Transportation Support$6,667,1910.2%
Other Support$5,687,0020.2%
Property$12,464,6260.4%
Student Support$489,0130.02%
Instructional Staff Support$725,1880.02%
General Administration Support$157,7260.01%
School Administration Support$432,7830.01%
Operation & Maintenance Support$1,146,1680.04%
Student Transportation Support$8,824,8060.3%
Other Support$688,9420.02%
Other$2,062,3990.07%
Student Support$193,8290.01%
Instructional Staff Support$117,5480.00%
General Administration Support$150,6030.00%
School Administration Support$6,3820.00%
Operation & Maintenance Support$791,2110.03%
Student Transportation Support$12,9570.00%
Other Support$789,8690.03%
Total Non-Instructional Expenditures$126,240,5194.1%
Food Services$124,679,9014.1%
Salaries$38,645,3321.3%
Employee Benefits$15,199,6900.5%
Purchased Services$15,647,5710.5%
Supplies$55,041,9991.8%
Property--
Other$145,3090.00%
Enterprise$1,560,6180.05%
Salaries$601,3630.02%
Employee Benefits$151,8440.00%
Purchased Services$468,3290.02%
Supplies$339,0820.01%
Property--
Other--

New Mexico State Graduation and Dropout Details (2007)

Graduation Rate By Race
    Graduation Rate
American Indian 61.0%
Asian 100.0%
Hispanic 62.3%
Black 71.4%
White 74.7%
Total 66.8%
Diploma Count By Race
    Diploma Count
American Indian 2,177
Asian 297
Hispanic 8,740
Black 467
White 6,583
Total 18,264
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients By Race
    OHC Count
American Indian 123
Asian 10
Hispanic 398
Black 20
White 65
Total 616
General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Recipients By Race (Ages 16-19)
    GED Count
American Indian 173
Asian 25
Hispanic 876
Black 38
White 853
Total 2,186
Dropout Rates By Grade
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Grade 91,4684.9%
Grade 101,4915.6%
Grade 111,1925.3%
Grade 129815.1%
Grades 9-12 Total5,1325.2%
Dropout Rates By Race (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
American Indian3439.2%
Asian113.2%
Hispanic7985.3%
Black445.9%
White2723.5%
Dropout Rates By Gender (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Male2,8525.7%
Female2,2804.7%
City List
City Name Schools Students S:T Ratio
Median Income
Rating
Grade
Alamogordo195,83215.2$30,928
30 Reviews
Albuquerque24097,63615.1$38,272
91 Reviews
Animas323811.2-
Not Yet Rated
Anthony85,16915.5$22,547
3 Reviews
Anton Chico2838.3-
1 Reviews
Artesia93,58214.9$29,529
6 Reviews
Aztec73,40115.4$33,110
9 Reviews
Bayard379711.5$21,957
1 Reviews
Belen114,14816.5$26,754
10 Reviews
Bernalillo52,43412.6$30,864
Not Yet Rated
Bloomfield62,89416.0$32,905
6 Reviews
Bosque Farms342714.7$44,055
Not Yet Rated
Capitan350913.1$27,188
Not Yet Rated
Carlsbad165,95515.7$30,658
26 Reviews
Carrizozo31769.8$22,647
Not Yet Rated
Chama21259.8$30,513
Not Yet Rated
Chaparral53,43615.5$22,692
2 Reviews
Cimarron43089.5$27,875
Not Yet Rated
Clayton559413.0$25,600
5 Reviews
Cliff224012.0-
1 Reviews
Cloudcroft344313.4$40,795
5 Reviews
Clovis219,11417.4$28,878
13 Reviews
Corona2846.2$28,594
Not Yet Rated
Corrales447116.1$67,217
3 Reviews
Crownpoint368114.2$29,792
Not Yet Rated
Cuba777712.0$21,538
1 Reviews
Datil2289.2-
Not Yet Rated
-
Deming114,85616.5$20,081
4 Reviews
Des Moines2977.1$27,321
Not Yet Rated
-
Dexter31,07114.0$30,707
Not Yet Rated
Dixon27010.0-
Not Yet Rated
Dora224111.3$38,333
1 Reviews
Dulce468213.6$26,818
Not Yet Rated
Edgewood594615.2$42,500
11 Reviews
El Prado313815.6-
Not Yet Rated
Elida21309.3$22,917
Not Yet Rated
Espanola142,36415.2$27,144
Not Yet Rated
Estancia687212.5$24,276
2 Reviews
Eunice459513.8$31,722
Not Yet Rated
Fairview21,42316.3-
2 Reviews
Farmington3010,46315.5$37,663
11 Reviews
Floyd324612.0$27,083
Not Yet Rated
Fort Sumner331211.0$19,583
Not Yet Rated
Gallina421713.6-
Not Yet Rated
Gallup247,84914.9$34,868
5 Reviews
Grady31278.5$26,250
1 Reviews
Grants92,34914.9$30,652
4 Reviews
Hagerman443710.3$23,295
Not Yet Rated
Hatch41,22515.9$21,250
Not Yet Rated
Hobbs208,19416.1$28,100
9 Reviews
Hondo216910.0-
Not Yet Rated
House3835.5$25,625
2 Reviews
Jal341815.6$30,848
Not Yet Rated
Jemez Pueblo549212.0$28,889
Not Yet Rated
Kirtland73,18115.2$45,000
7 Reviews
Lake Arthur31497.8$22,386
4 Reviews
Las Cruces3822,11916.4$30,375
27 Reviews
Las Vegas183,67913.6$24,214
24 Reviews
Logan323611.6$24,871
Not Yet Rated
Lordsburg562912.6$21,036
2 Reviews
Los Alamos72,77213.7$71,536
1 Reviews
Los Lunas187,38916.0$36,240
13 Reviews
Loving364815.8$22,414
2 Reviews
Lovington103,34916.1$26,458
7 Reviews
Magdalena345310.5$22,917
Not Yet Rated
Maxwell3867.0$23,750
Not Yet Rated
Melrose323111.2$26,607
Not Yet Rated
Mesilla249211.2$42,275
Not Yet Rated
Mora449713.3-
Not Yet Rated
Moriarty42,13316.1$25,150
2 Reviews
Mosquero2447.5$25,000
Not Yet Rated
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Mountainair432010.5$21,146
1 Reviews
Navajo356710.5$14,688
4 Reviews
New Laguna236411.4-
2 Reviews
Newcomb376912.2$16,500
5 Reviews
Ojo Caliente329413.4-
Not Yet Rated
Pecos371117.3$30,549
Not Yet Rated
Pena Blanca226212.7$24,063
Not Yet Rated
Penasco350912.7$23,088
2 Reviews
Portales72,93115.4$24,658
1 Reviews
Quemado21498.7-
Not Yet Rated
Questa543512.9$23,448
1 Reviews
Ramah239010.8$25,313
Not Yet Rated
Ranchos De Taos367415.6$28,750
Not Yet Rated
Raton51,34614.2$27,028
2 Reviews
Reserve21607.6$24,750
Not Yet Rated
Rio Rancho2215,56515.9$47,169
7 Reviews
Roswell3010,12616.6$27,252
23 Reviews
Roy2536.2$21,111
Not Yet Rated
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Ruidoso62,25915.6$37,107
Not Yet Rated
San Jon315112.3$22,917
Not Yet Rated
Sandia Park265713.8-
Not Yet Rated
Santa Cruz220122.3$28,750
Not Yet Rated
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Santa Fe6115,42016.1$40,392
8 Reviews
Santa Rosa454013.4$25,085
1 Reviews
Santa Teresa32,46415.4$61,500
8 Reviews
Santo Domingo Pueblo233210.6$26,563
Not Yet Rated
Shiprock62,34815.1$24,523
8 Reviews
Silver City122,91514.7$25,881
5 Reviews
Socorro61,76114.4$22,530
3 Reviews
Springer620911.8$27,850
Not Yet Rated
Sunland Park31,67615.8$20,164
Not Yet Rated
Taos102,20314.5$25,016
Not Yet Rated
Tatum332215.7$28,833
Not Yet Rated
Texico356616.0$24,519
Not Yet Rated
Thoreau41,05613.5$29,280
Not Yet Rated
Tierra Amarilla327512.2-
1 Reviews
Tijeras476614.3$34,167
Not Yet Rated
Tohatchi383012.6$28,167
2 Reviews
Truth or Consequences51,29415.1$20,986
Not Yet Rated
Tucumcari31,09112.8$22,560
Not Yet Rated
Tularosa495411.8$27,522
1 Reviews
Vaughn21057.2$23,083
Not Yet Rated
Wagon Mound2786.6$17,273
1 Reviews
White Rock262212.1$92,813
2 Reviews
White Sands243316.7$43,500
Not Yet Rated
Zuni71,40513.5-
Not Yet Rated
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