PROFICIENCY 35% 55% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
21%Las Cruces
22%New Mexico

J Paul Taylor Academy is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "J PAUL TAYLOR ACADEMY" in Las Cruces, NM. There are a total of 190 students and 12 teachers at J Paul Taylor Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 19 free lunch students and 41 reduced lunch students.

J Paul Taylor Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.5%, which is 55% higher than the New Mexico average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch19
Reduced lunch41


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At J Paul Taylor Academy, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

7< 50%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

7< 50%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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J Paul Taylor Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew MexicoNational
Caucasian 69.9% 69.9% 24.5% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 1.1% 2.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.1% 1.1% 1.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 28.0% 28.0% 60.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 10.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 1.6% 3.1%

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Las Cruces demographics profile

StatisticLas CrucesNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)1,3191791
Median age32.137.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English61%65%79%
Speak Spanish36%28%13%

Education level achieved in Las Cruces

IndexLas CrucesNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade83.3%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school82.5%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college66.1%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.1%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.3%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters14.0%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.8%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.8%1.3%
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Source: The J Paul Taylor Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.