PROFICIENCY 5% 78% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
21%Las Cruces
22%New Mexico

New America School - Las Cruces is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "NEW AMERICA SCHOOL - LAS CRUCES" in Las Cruces, NM. There are a total of 326 students and 11 teachers at New America School - Las Cruces, for a student to teacher ratio of 30 to 1. There are a total of 125 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

New America School - Las Cruces has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 5.0%, which is 78% lower than the New Mexico average.


Student/Teacher ratio30:1
Free lunch125
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 New America School - Las Cruces, 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

All<= 5%
High School<= 5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

All<= 5%
High School<= 5%

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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New America School - Las Cruces race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew MexicoNational
Caucasian 6.0% 6.0% 24.5% 51.1%
African American 1.3% 1.3% 2.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 0.6% 1.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 91.5% 91.5% 60.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.6% 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 New America School - Las Cruces data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.