PROFICIENCY 20% 10% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
22%New Mexico

La Mesa Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS" in Albuquerque, NM. There are a total of 691 students and 43 teachers at La Mesa Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 651 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

La Mesa Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 20.0%, which is 10% lower than the New Mexico average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch651
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At La Mesa Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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La Mesa Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew MexicoNational
Caucasian 1.4% 21.0% 24.5% 51.1%
African American 1.0% 2.2% 2.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.3% 2.2% 1.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 93.1% 67.3% 60.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 3.1% 4.2% 10.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 3.1% 1.6% 3.1%

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Native American Comm Academy15%1.5Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque demographics profile

StatisticAlbuquerqueNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)2,9751791
Median age36.037.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English71%65%79%
Speak Spanish24%28%13%

Education level achieved in Albuquerque

IndexAlbuquerqueNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade86.0%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college66.1%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.9%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.8%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters15.1%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.8%1.3%
Source: The La Mesa Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.