Artesia school information

IndexArtesiaNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores25%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools1066779,221
Total private schoolsn/a16324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,963
The Artesia, NM educational system consists of 10 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Artesia public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 14% higher than than the New Mexico average and 48% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Artesia public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.1% have completed high school, 16.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Artesia are 48% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Artesia.
  • 77.7% of people in Artesia have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.1% of people in Artesia have completed high school.
  • 16.0% of people in Artesia have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Artesia

IndexArtesiaNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade77.7%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school77.1%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college47.8%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.6%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.0%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.1%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lake Arthur, NM46120%60%
Artesia, NM11,81725%48%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Schiller Park, IL11,81328%43%
Mays Chapel, MD11,81166%34%
Scotts Valley, CA11,82466%35%
Jupiter Farms, FL11,80977%55%
Franklin, OH11,80274%51%
Artesia, NM11,81725%48%
Source: The Artesia, 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.