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Avg. test scores 61%
High school dipl. 23%
Bachelors degree 66%

Dexter school information

IndexDexterNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores19%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
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 Dexter are 61% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Dexter
  • 64.8% of people in Dexter have completed 8th grade
  • 63.7% of people in Dexter have completed high school
  • 10.3% of people in Dexter have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dexter

      IndexDexterNew MexicoNational
      Completed 8th grade64.8%81.4%84.3%
      Completed high school63.7%80.0%83.0%
      Completed some college38.3%58.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree16.9%34.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors10.3%26.7%30.3%
      Completed masters6.2%11.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.4%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.8%1.3%

      Dexter, NM School Districts

      • Dexter Consolidated Schools

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dexter. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dexter, NM schools is 19%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Dexter, NM, an average of 64.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 63.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Roswell, NM48,40723%54%
      Lake Arthur, NM46120%60%
      Hagerman, NM99917%66%
      Dexter, NM1,25419%61%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Shell Rock, IA1,25490%82%
      University Heights, IA1,25578%58%
      Lorenzo, TX1,25567%36%
      Kamiah, ID1,25536%26%
      Lily Lake, IL1,25350%1%
      Dexter, NM1,25419%61%
      Source: The Dexter, 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.