White Sands school information

IndexWhite SandsNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores40%22%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a66779,221
Total private schoolsn/a16324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,963
The White Sands, NM educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. White Sands public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 77% higher than than the New Mexico average and 20% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of White Sands public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 99.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 99.4% have completed high school, 32.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in White Sands are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in White Sands.
  • 99.4% of people in White Sands have completed 8th grade.
  • 99.4% of people in White Sands have completed high school.
  • 32.7% of people in White Sands have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in White Sands

IndexWhite SandsNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade99.4%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school99.4%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college82.4%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.4%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.7%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters8.6%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
University Park, NM3,08052%6%
Mesquite, NM56917%65%
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White Sands, NM1,30440%20%
Source: The White Sands, 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.