Gallup school information

IndexGallupNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores15%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools2066779,221
Total private schools416324,874
Total post-secondary schools1557,963
The Gallup, NM educational system consists of 20 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Gallup public schools have average test scores of 15% which is 32% lower than than the New Mexico average and 69% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gallup public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.0% have completed high school, 20.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gallup are 69% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Gallup.
  • 77.7% of people in Gallup have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.0% of people in Gallup have completed high school.
  • 20.8% of people in Gallup have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gallup

IndexGallupNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade77.7%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school76.0%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college53.0%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.4%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.8%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters10.2%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Church Rock, NM1,06410%80%
Gallup, NM22,52315%69%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Millbrae, CA22,52263%27%
Jacksonville Beach, FL22,51966%33%
Garden City, NY22,53162%26%
Horizon West, FL22,53875%51%
Oak Harbor, WA22,54453%8%
Gallup, NM22,52315%69%
Source: The Gallup, NM education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.