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Capitan school information

Index Capitan New Mexico National
Average Test Scores36%27%48%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools366779,221
Total private schoolsn/a16324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Capitan are 25% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Capitan
  • 91.9% of people in Capitan have completed 8th grade
  • 90.5% of people in Capitan have completed high school
  • 12.7% of people in Capitan have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Capitan

      Index Capitan New Mexico National
      Completed 8th grade91.9%81.4%84.3%
      Completed high school90.5%80.0%83.0%
      Completed some college43.4%58.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree16.0%34.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors12.7%26.7%30.3%
      Completed masters5.2%11.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.0%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.8%1.3%

      Capitan, NM School Districts

      • Capitan Municipal Schools

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Capitan. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Capitan, NM schools is 36%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Capitan, NM, an average of 91.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Ruidoso, NM7,87930%38.5%
      Capitan, NM1,35636%24.7%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Cairo, NY1,35653%9.4%
      Jonesville, VA1,35579%64.2%
      Coulee Dam, WA1,35539%19.1%
      Denton, NC1,35539%18.4%
      Edgar, WI1,35739%19.1%
      Capitan, NM1,35636%24.7%
      Source: The Capitan, NM education data displayed above is derived from the 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.