Silver City school information

IndexSilver CityNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores54%45%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools766779,235
Total private schools416324,875
Total post-secondary schools1557,965

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  • The average school test scores in Silver City are 21% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Silver City.
  • 81.0% of people in Silver City have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.3% of people in Silver City have completed high school.
  • 30.3% of people in Silver City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Silver City

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  • Aldo Leopold CharterPo Box 770Grades: 09 - 12Students: 10 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • G.W.Stout Elementary2601 North Silver StGrades: PK - 05Students: 379 · Ratio: 16:157
  • Harrison Schmitt Elementary4042 Hwy. 90 SwGrades: PK - 05Students: 564 · Ratio: 17:168
  • Jose Barrios Elementary1625 Little WalnutGrades: PK - 05Students: 255 · Ratio: 15:165
  • La Plata Middle3500 North Silver StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 645 · Ratio: 14:143
  • Silver High3200 North Silver StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 73 · Ratio: 18:132
  • Sixth Street Elementary405 West 6ThGrades: PK - 05Students: 159 · Ratio: 14:158

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Education level achieved in Silver City

IndexSilver CityNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade81.0%81.1%83.8%
Completed high school78.3%79.5%82.4%
Completed some college61.4%57.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree36.9%33.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors30.3%26.1%29.3%
Completed masters18.7%11.3%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.2%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hurley, NM1,23266%4%
Bayard, NM2,64047%32%
Silver City, NM10,24554%21%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Watervliet, NY10,25051%25%
Smithfield, UT10,23394%38%
Newberry, SC10,25967%1%
Pleasant Grove, AL10,23088%30%
Satellite Beach, FL10,26278%15%
Silver City, NM10,24554%21%
Source: The Silver City, 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.