Las Cruces school information

IndexLas CrucesNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores48%45%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools3866779,235
Total private schools716324,875
Total post-secondary schools5557,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Las Cruces are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 38 public schools in Las Cruces.
  • 82.6% of people in Las Cruces have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.4% of people in Las Cruces have completed high school.
  • 33.6% of people in Las Cruces have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Las Cruces

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  • Alameda Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 479 · Ratio: 16:154
  • Alma D'Arte Charter402 West Court AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 176 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Aztec Youth Academy300 San Mateo Ne Suite 827Grades: 09 - 12Students: 43 · Ratio: 7:1n/a
  • Booker T. Washington505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 355 · Ratio: 15:143
  • Camino Real Middle505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: 06 - 08Students: 78 · Ratio: 16:147
  • Central Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 273 · Ratio: 13:150
  • Cesar Chavez Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 02Students: 574 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Columbia Elementary4555 Elks DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 498 · Ratio: 14:142
  • Conlee Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 593 · Ratio: 15:144
  • Desert Hills Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 557 · Ratio: 16:171
  • Dona Ana Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 449 · Ratio: 14:150
  • Early College High School3400 South Espina StreetGrades: 09 - 09Students: 117 · Ratio: 27:1n/a
  • East Picacho Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 568 · Ratio: 17:155
  • Fairacres Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 429 · Ratio: 18:155
  • Hermosa Hgts Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 551 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Hillrise Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 578 · Ratio: 16:168
  • J Paul Taylor Academy1875 Stanton AveGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Jornada Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 578 · Ratio: 17:155
  • La Academia Dolores1480 North MainGrades: 06 - 08Students: 12 · Ratio: 13:138
  • Las Cruces High505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,351 · Ratio: 18:136
  • Las Montanas Charter201 E LohmanGrades: 09 - 12Students: 301 · Ratio: 11:19
  • Loma Heights Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 453 · Ratio: 15:149
  • Lynn Middle505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: 06 - 08Students: 724 · Ratio: 14:139
  • Mac Arthur Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 463 · Ratio: 16:150
  • Mayfield High505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,322 · Ratio: 18:141
  • Mesa Middle7225 Jornada Rd NGrades: 06 - 08Students: 422 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Mesilla Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 356 · Ratio: 15:157
  • Mesilla Park Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 563 · Ratio: 16:157
  • Messilla Valley Alternative Middle School505 South Main Suite 249Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Monte Vista Elementary4675 Peachtree HillsGrades: PK - 05Students: 369 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Onate High505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,109 · Ratio: 19:135
  • Picacho Middle505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: 06 - 08Students: 836 · Ratio: 16:136
  • Sierra Middle505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: 06 - 08Students: 883 · Ratio: 16:150
  • Sonoma Elementary4201 Northrise DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 656 · Ratio: 17:161
  • Southern Nm CorrectionNo Street AddressGrades: 07 - 12Students: 2 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Sunrise Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: 03 - 05Students: 491 · Ratio: 17:151
  • Tombaugh Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 603 · Ratio: 14:156
  • University Hills Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 397 · Ratio: 15:158
  • Vista Middle505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: 06 - 08Students: 819 · Ratio: 16:135
  • White Sands Elementary505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: PK - 05Students: 30 · Ratio: 15:164
  • White Sands Middle505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: 06 - 08Students: 87 · Ratio: 11:154
  • Zia Middle505 S Mainsuite 249Grades: 06 - 08Students: 886 · Ratio: 16:142

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Education level achieved in Las Cruces

IndexLas CrucesNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade82.6%81.1%83.8%
Completed high school81.4%79.5%82.4%
Completed some college66.0%57.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree41.9%33.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors33.6%26.1%29.3%
Completed masters13.5%11.3%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.8%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Miguel, NM1,42651%25%
Vado, NM2,78141%41%
Mesquite, NM63935%48%
Las Cruces, NM100,36048%29%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
South Bend, IN100,42264%6%
Spring Hill, FL100,27055%19%
Flint, MI100,56937%46%
San Mateo, CA100,11457%16%
Lakeland, FL99,94249%28%
Las Cruces, NM100,36048%29%
Source: The Las Cruces, 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.