Bayard school information

IndexBayardNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores14%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools366779,221
Total private schoolsn/a16324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,963
The Bayard, NM educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bayard public schools have average test scores of 14% which is 39% lower than than the New Mexico average and 73% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bayard public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.3% have completed high school, 11.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bayard are 73% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Bayard.
  • 75.4% of people in Bayard have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.3% of people in Bayard have completed high school.
  • 11.8% of people in Bayard have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bayard

IndexBayardNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade75.4%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school71.3%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college38.4%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.4%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.8%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Lorenzo, NM4830%39%
Silver City, NM10,10321%57%
Santa Clara, NM1,50717%65%
Hurley, NM1,33015%71%
Bayard, NM2,48814%73%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Petersburg, IN2,48867%37%
Pembroke, GA2,48827%46%
Deerfield, WI2,48855%12%
Bethlehem, WV2,48960%21%
Sutter Creek, CA2,48748%2%
Bayard, NM2,48814%73%
Source: The Bayard, 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.