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  • Barranca Mesa Elementary
  • 57 Loma Del Escolar, Los Alamos
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 393
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Mountain Elementary
  • 2280 North Road, Los Alamos
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 443
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Los Alamos Middle School
  • 2101 Hawk Drive, Los Alamos
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 591
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Los Alamos High
  • 1300 Diamond Drive, Los Alamos
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,071
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Aspen Elementary
  • 2182 33rd Street, Los Alamos
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 399
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1

Los Alamos school information

IndexLos AlamosNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores53%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools566779,221
Total private schools316324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,963
The Los Alamos, NM educational system consists of 5 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Los Alamos public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 137% higher than than the New Mexico average and 7% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Los Alamos public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.3% have completed high school, 66.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 24.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Los Alamos

IndexLos AlamosNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade94.7%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school94.3%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college85.1%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree72.8%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors66.1%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters42.7%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree24.2%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate23.0%1.8%1.3%

Los Alamos, NM School Districts

Los Alamos Public Schools

There are a total of 5 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Los Alamos. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Los Alamos, NM schools is 53%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Los Alamos, NM, an average of 94.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Los Alamos schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Los Alamos, NM schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
White Rock, NM6,08353%8%
Alcalde, NM20617%65%
Española, NM10,15913%74%
Hernandez, NM85212%76%
Sombrillo, NM3065%90%
Los Alamos, NM11,73353%7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Upper Montclair, NJ11,73165%32%
Overlea, MD11,72534%31%
Douglas, GA11,74231%36%
Lansdowne, VA11,74289%81%
Smithfield, NC11,74640%19%
Los Alamos, NM11,73353%7%
Source: The Los Alamos, 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.