PROFICIENCY 25% 10% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
19%Las Cruces
22%New Mexico

Mesilla Park Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "LAS CRUCES PUBLIC SCHOOLS" in Las Cruces, NM. There are a total of 475 students and 33 teachers at Mesilla Park Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 417 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Mesilla Park Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 24.5%, which is 10% higher than the New Mexico average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch417
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 Mesilla Park Elementary, 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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Mesilla Park Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew MexicoNational
Caucasian 12.5% 19.9% 24.5% 51.1%
African American 3.3% 2.6% 2.0% 15.9%
Asian 3.3% 1.0% 1.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 77.7% 74.7% 60.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.0% 1.0% 10.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.8% 0.4% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 0.5% 1.6% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Mesilla Valley Alternative Middle School10%0.4Las Cruces, NM
Zia Middle School17%0.7Mesilla, NM
Tombaugh Elementary21%1.0Las Cruces, NM
Mesilla Elementary25%1.2Mesilla, NM
Rio Grande Preparatory Institute13%1.2Mesilla, NM
Early College High School50%1.3University Park, NM
Las Cruces High28%1.6Las Cruces, NM
University Hills Elementary25%2.1Las Cruces, NM
Arrowhead Park Medical Academy55%2.2University Park, NM
Conlee Elementary22%2.4Las Cruces, NM
New America School - Las Cruces5%2.7Las Cruces, NM
Central Elementary22%2.8Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces demographics profile

StatisticLas CrucesNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)1,6181791
Median age48.037.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English69%65%79%
Speak Spanish27%28%13%

Education level achieved in Las Cruces

IndexLas CrucesNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade79.2%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school78.8%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college56.2%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters13.4%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.8%1.3%
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Source: The Mesilla Park Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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