Alamogordo school information

IndexAlamogordoNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores26%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools1666779,221
Total private schools316324,874
Total post-secondary schools2557,963
The Alamogordo, NM educational system consists of 16 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Alamogordo public schools have average test scores of 26% which is 15% higher than than the New Mexico average and 48% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alamogordo public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.8% have completed high school, 19.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Alamogordo are 48% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Alamogordo.
  • 84.1% of people in Alamogordo have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.8% of people in Alamogordo have completed high school.
  • 19.8% of people in Alamogordo have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alamogordo

IndexAlamogordoNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade84.1%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college60.4%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.8%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.8%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters8.7%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.8%1.3%

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

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High Rolls, NM53550%2%
Holloman AFB, NM4,07043%12%
Cloudcroft, NM66732%35%
La Luz, NM1,72727%45%
Tularosa, NM2,90714%71%
Alamogordo, NM31,20126%48%

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Lakeside, FL31,20157%16%
El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles), CA31,17838%22%
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Laguna Hills, CA31,12749%1%
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Alamogordo, NM31,20126%48%
Source: The Alamogordo, 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.