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  • Chama Middle School
  • No Street Address, Chama
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 41
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Chama Elementary
  • No Street Address, Chama
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 96
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1

Chama school information

IndexChamaNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores15%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools266779,221
Total private schoolsn/a16324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,963
The Chama, NM educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Chama public schools have average test scores of 15% which is 33% lower than than the New Mexico average and 70% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Chama public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.5% have completed high school, 18.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Chama

IndexChamaNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade85.8%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school84.5%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college55.8%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.1%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.8%1.3%

Chama, NM School Districts

Chama Valley Independent Schools

There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Chama. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Chama, NM schools is 15%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Chama, NM, an average of 85.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Chama 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 Chama, NM schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tierra Amarilla, NM62319%62%
Chama, NM76715%70%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Deemston, PA76748%2%
Mankato, KS76738%22%
Pocahontas, IL76735%30%
English, IN76780%62%
Cedarville, NJ76736%27%
Chama, NM76715%70%
Source: The Chama, 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.