Capitan school information

IndexCapitanNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores51%45%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools366779,235
Total private schoolsn/a16324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,965

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  • The average school test scores in Capitan are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Capitan.
  • 83.7% of people in Capitan have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.9% of people in Capitan have completed high school.
  • 13.3% of people in Capitan have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Capitan ElementaryNo Street AddressGrades: PK - 05Students: 226 · Ratio: 16:165
  • Capitan HighNo Street AddressGrades: 09 - 12Students: 159 · Ratio: 12:133
  • Capitan MiddleNo Street AddressGrades: 06 - 08Students: 126 · Ratio: 16:156

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Education level achieved in Capitan

IndexCapitanNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade83.7%81.1%83.8%
Completed high school82.9%79.5%82.4%
Completed some college45.1%57.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree15.5%33.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors13.3%26.1%29.3%
Completed masters4.3%11.3%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.3%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.8%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Capitan (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ruidoso, NM7,95440%41%
Capitan, NM1,26151%25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lyndonville, VT1,26055%19%
Falkville, AL1,26284%23%
Spring Grove, MN1,26266%3%
Prospect, PA1,26381%19%
Eustace, TX1,25990%32%
Capitan, NM1,26151%25%
Source: The Capitan, NM education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.