PROFICIENCY 15% 35% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
22%LAS CRUCES PUBLIC SCHOOLS
26%Las Cruces
22%New Mexico

Mesa Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "LAS CRUCES PUBLIC SCHOOLS" in Las Cruces, NM. There are a total of 623 students and 41 teachers at Mesa Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 409 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Mesa Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 14.5%, which is 35% lower than the New Mexico average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students623
Teachers40.58
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch409
Reduced lunch0

 

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 Mesa Middle School, 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

GradeProficiency
All13%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
66-9%
715-19%
815-19%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All16%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
610-14%
715-19%
820-24%
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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Mesa Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew MexicoNational
Caucasian 12.6% 19.9% 24.5% 51.1%
African American 2.6% 2.6% 2.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 1.0% 1.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 82.5% 74.7% 60.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 1.0% 10.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.4% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 0.5% 1.6% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Monte Vista Elementary32%0.2Las Cruces, NM
Onate High20%1.5Las Cruces, NM
Sonoma Elementary30%2.1Las Cruces, NM
Sunrise Elementary12%2.7Las Cruces, NM
Camino Real Middle School24%3.5Las Cruces, NM
J Paul Taylor Academy35%4.0Las Cruces, NM
Columbia Elementary20%4.4Las Cruces, NM
Vista Middle School17%4.5Las Cruces, NM
Jornada Elementary27%4.7Las Cruces, NM
Dona Ana Elementary25%5.0Las Cruces, NM
Desert Hills Elementary36%5.0Las Cruces, NM
Loma Heights Elementary20%5.4Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces demographics profile

StatisticLas CrucesNew MexicoNational
Population39,4612,082,669318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,6711791
Median age31.037.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Speak English72%65%79%
Speak Spanish26%28%13%

Education level achieved in Las Cruces

IndexLas CrucesNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade78.7%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school77.9%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college56.2%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.2%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.7%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.8%1.3%
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Source: The Mesa Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.