Raton school information

IndexRatonNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores19%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools566779,221
Total private schools116324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,963
The Raton, NM educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Raton public schools have average test scores of 19% which is 14% lower than than the New Mexico average and 61% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Raton public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.1% have completed high school, 12.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Raton are 61% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Raton.
  • 78.8% of people in Raton have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.1% of people in Raton have completed high school.
  • 12.5% of people in Raton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Raton

IndexRatonNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade78.8%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school77.1%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college44.2%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.2%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.5%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Raton, NM6,34819%61%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Purcell, OK6,34976%53%
North Manchester, IN6,34669%40%
Monument, CO6,34661%23%
Jackson, OH6,34680%63%
Lincroft, NJ6,35283%68%
Raton, NM6,34819%61%
Source: The Raton, 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.