Santa Teresa Middle

Overview

Student Enrollment
605
Best Middle School in New Mexico
#22
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 7th grade to 9th grade
School District GADSDEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
Type Public
 Phone (505)882-6203
 Location 4800 MCNUTT RD
SANTA TERESA, NM 88008
Charter School No

Santa Teresa Middle has an academic rating well above the average for New Mexico middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 22nd in the best public middle schools in New Mexico.

Racial Demographics

The Santa Teresa Middle student body is almost exclusively Hispanic with a small White population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White2.8%17
Black0.3%2
Hispanic96.2%582
Asian Pacific0.3%2
Native American Indian0.3%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other New Mexico middle schools
Lower 4.7%

97.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New Mexico middle school median of 59.9%. By this measure, SANTA TERESA MIDDLE students are largely low income and rank 160th in New Mexico for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
7th Grade327
8th Grade278
Total605

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
28%
Rank in New Mexico
22nd
Rating
8 out of 10

Students at Santa Teresa Middle scored an average 28% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New Mexico Public Education Department. Performance is well above the state middle school median of 17% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 12.3% of New Mexico middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls25% to 29%*35% to 39%*
Boys25%24%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic24%29%
Multiracial--
White40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
With Disabilites10% or less*10% or less*
Limited English5% or less*6% to 9%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%5%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New Mexico Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New Mexico Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New Mexico Median2.1%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

Santa Teresa Middle
4800 MCNUTT RD
SANTA TERESA, NM
88008
(505)882-6203

9 out of 10 1

District

GADSDEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
ANTHONY, NM