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60%
  • Riverside Elementary
  • 1600 Johnson St., Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 256
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
30%
  • Carlsbad Early College High
  • 1500 University, Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 61
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
30%
  • Monterrey Elementary
  • 1101 North 9th St., Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 358
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
27%
  • Puckett Elementary
  • 2212 Primrose St, Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 271
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
25%
  • Jefferson Montessori
  • 500 W Church St, Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 188
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
22%
  • Sunset Elementary
  • 923 N. Walter St., Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 431
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
20%
  • Carlsbad Sixth Grade Academy
  • 301 S. Alta Vista, Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 6 · Students: 493
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
20%
  • Joe Stanley Smith Elementary
  • 505 S. Alta Vista, Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 316
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
20%
  • Craft Elementary
  • 406 West Lea, Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 254
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
19%
  • Carlsbad High
  • 3000 W. Church, Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,684
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
10%
  • Carlsbad Intermediate School
  • 800 W. Church, Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 1,014
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
10%
  • Pate Elementary
  • 120 Kircher Street, Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 293
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
6%
  • Hillcrest Elementary
  • 215 North Sixth St., Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 275
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
n/a
  • Dr. Emmitt Smith
  • 2415 Carver St, Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 114
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
n/a
  • Ece Center
  • 1801 West Lea, Carlsbad
  • CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - KG · Students: 564
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
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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
The Carlsbad, NM educational system consists of 15 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Carlsbad public schools have average test scores of 23% which is 2% higher than than the New Mexico average and 54% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Carlsbad public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.2% have completed high school, 18.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of Carlsbad schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Carlsbad, NM schools.

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.