Avg. test scores 63%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 53%

Belen school information

IndexBelenNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores18%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools1266779,221
Total private schools116324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Belen are 63% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Belen
  • 74.9% of people in Belen have completed 8th grade
  • 72.4% of people in Belen have completed high school
  • 14.3% of people in Belen have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Belen

      IndexBelenNew MexicoNational
      Completed 8th grade74.9%81.4%84.3%
      Completed high school72.4%80.0%83.0%
      Completed some college45.6%58.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree21.2%34.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors14.3%26.7%30.3%
      Completed masters5.7%11.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.2%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%1.8%1.3%

      Belen, NM School Districts

      • Belen Consolidated Schools

      There are a total of 12 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Belen. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Belen, NM schools is 18%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Belen, NM, an average of 74.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.4% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bosque Farms, NM3,86341%17%
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      Valencia, NM1,97323%54%
      Los Lunas, NM15,27121%58%
      Jarales, NM2,03620%60%
      Belen, NM7,18418%63%

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      Mendota, IL7,18224%52%
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      Belen, NM7,18418%63%
      Source: The Belen, 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.