Avg. test scores 69%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 31%

Gallup school information

IndexGallupNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores15%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools2066779,221
Total private schools416324,874
Total post-secondary schools1557,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gallup are 69% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Gallup
  • 77.7% of people in Gallup have completed 8th grade
  • 76.0% of people in Gallup have completed high school
  • 20.8% of people in Gallup have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gallup

      IndexGallupNew MexicoNational
      Completed 8th grade77.7%81.4%84.3%
      Completed high school76.0%80.0%83.0%
      Completed some college53.0%58.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree28.4%34.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors20.8%26.7%30.3%
      Completed masters10.2%11.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.0%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.8%1.3%

      Gallup, NM School Districts

      • Gallup-McKinley County Schools

      There are a total of 20 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Gallup. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gallup, NM schools is 15%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Gallup, NM, an average of 77.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Church Rock, NM1,06410%80%
      Gallup, NM22,52315%69%

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      Millbrae, CA22,52263%27%
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      Garden City, NY22,53162%26%
      Horizon West, FL22,53875%51%
      Oak Harbor, WA22,54453%8%
      Gallup, NM22,52315%69%
      Source: The Gallup, 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.