Mountainair school information

IndexMountainairNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores14%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools266779,221
Total private schools116324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,963
The Mountainair, NM educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mountainair public schools have average test scores of 14% which is 37% lower than than the New Mexico average and 71% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mountainair public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.2% have completed high school, 15.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mountainair are 71% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Mountainair.
  • 78.2% of people in Mountainair have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.2% of people in Mountainair have completed high school.
  • 15.5% of people in Mountainair have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mountainair

IndexMountainairNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade78.2%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school78.2%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college46.1%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.5%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters5.8%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mountainair, NM1,07314%71%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marlinton, WV1,07341%17%
Conrad, IA1,07378%59%
Hayneville, AL1,07319%62%
Elk Mound, WI1,07452%5%
Dolores, CO1,07423%53%
Mountainair, NM1,07314%71%
Source: The Mountainair, 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.