PROFICIENCY 50% 124% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
22%New Mexico

Desert Ridge Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS" in Albuquerque, NM. There are a total of 1,022 students and 64 teachers at Desert Ridge Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 169 free lunch students and 35 reduced lunch students.

Desert Ridge Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 50.0%, which is 124% higher than the New Mexico average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch169
Reduced lunch35


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Desert Ridge Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Desert Ridge Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew MexicoNational
Caucasian 44.2% 21.0% 24.5% 51.1%
African American 1.0% 2.2% 2.0% 15.9%
Asian 10.3% 2.2% 1.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 39.3% 67.3% 60.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.3% 4.2% 10.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.9% 3.1% 1.6% 3.1%

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Albuquerque demographics profile

StatisticAlbuquerqueNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)2,9751791
Median age36.037.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English71%65%79%
Speak Spanish24%28%13%

Education level achieved in Albuquerque

IndexAlbuquerqueNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade86.0%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college66.1%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.9%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.8%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters15.1%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.8%1.3%
Source: The Desert Ridge Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.