Avg. test scores 54%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 40%

Carlsbad school information

IndexCarlsbadNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores23%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools1566779,221
Total private schools216324,874
Total post-secondary schools2557,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Carlsbad are 54% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Carlsbad
  • 81.5% of people in Carlsbad have completed 8th grade
  • 80.2% of people in Carlsbad have completed high school
  • 18.2% of people in Carlsbad have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Carlsbad

      IndexCarlsbadNew MexicoNational
      Completed 8th grade81.5%81.4%84.3%
      Completed high school80.2%80.0%83.0%
      Completed some college49.9%58.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree27.2%34.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors18.2%26.7%30.3%
      Completed masters9.2%11.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.9%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%1.8%1.3%

      Carlsbad, NM School Districts

      • Carlsbad Municipal Schools

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Carlsbad. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Carlsbad, NM schools is 23%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Carlsbad, NM, an average of 81.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Loving, NM1,42612%75%
      Carlsbad, NM28,07923%54%

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      Harrison, NY28,08258%18%
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      American Fork, UT28,12744%11%
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      Carlsbad, NM28,07923%54%
      Source: The Carlsbad, 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.