Mesilla school information

IndexMesillaNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores18%22%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a66779,221
Total private schoolsn/a16324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,963
The Mesilla, NM educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mesilla public schools have average test scores of 18% which is 20% lower than than the New Mexico average and 64% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mesilla public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.6% have completed high school, 45.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mesilla are 64% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Mesilla.
  • 90.5% of people in Mesilla have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.6% of people in Mesilla have completed high school.
  • 45.8% of people in Mesilla have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mesilla

IndexMesillaNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade90.5%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school87.6%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college65.0%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.3%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors45.8%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters23.4%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.3%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.9%1.8%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Mesilla (high school & post-secondary)

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University Park, NM3,08052%6%
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Mesquite, NM56917%65%
Mesilla, NM2,48618%64%

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Mesilla, NM2,48618%64%
Source: The Mesilla, 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.