La Mesa school information

IndexLa MesaNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scoresn/a22%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a66779,221
Total private schoolsn/a16324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,963
The La Mesa, NM educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. La Mesa public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the New Mexico average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of La Mesa public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.9% have completed high school, 17.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in La Mesa are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in La Mesa.
  • 78.9% of people in La Mesa have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.9% of people in La Mesa have completed high school.
  • 17.1% of people in La Mesa have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in La Mesa

IndexLa MesaNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade78.9%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school78.9%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college52.8%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.1%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.1%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.8%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.8%1.8%1.3%

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

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La Mesa, NM896n/a 

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La Mesa, NM896n/a 
Source: The La Mesa, 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.