Dexter school information

IndexDexterNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores42%45%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
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 Dexter are 38% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Dexter.
  • 63.5% of people in Dexter have completed 8th grade.
  • 61.1% of people in Dexter have completed high school.
  • 12.9% of people in Dexter have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Dexter ElementaryPo Box 159Grades: PK - 05Students: 489 · Ratio: 15:152
  • Dexter HighPo Box 159Grades: 09 - 12Students: 326 · Ratio: 15:140
  • Dexter MiddlePo Box 159Grades: 06 - 08Students: 239 · Ratio: 15:134

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Education level achieved in Dexter

IndexDexterNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade63.5%81.1%83.8%
Completed high school61.1%79.5%82.4%
Completed some college38.4%57.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree18.7%33.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors12.9%26.1%29.3%
Completed masters6.0%11.3%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.2%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Roswell, NM48,56850%26%
Hagerman, NM1,15840%42%
Dexter, NM1,51042%38%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Appleton, MN1,51080%17%
Markesan, WI1,51079%16%
Vian, OK1,51091%33%
Bear Creek, AL1,51071%3%
Millbrook, NY1,51072%5%
Dexter, NM1,51042%38%
Source: The Dexter, 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.