Roswell school information

IndexRoswellNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores23%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools2466779,221
Total private schools616324,874
Total post-secondary schools3557,963
The Roswell, NM educational system consists of 24 public schools, 6 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Roswell public schools have average test scores of 23% which is 1% higher than than the New Mexico average and 54% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Roswell public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.3% have completed high school, 20.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Roswell are 54% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Roswell.
  • 75.8% of people in Roswell have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.3% of people in Roswell have completed high school.
  • 20.1% of people in Roswell have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Roswell

IndexRoswellNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade75.8%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school74.3%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college53.8%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.2%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.1%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dexter, NM1,25419%61%
Roswell, NM48,40723%54%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Lansing, MI48,39566%33%
Parker, CO48,44245%8%
Newark, OH48,47771%45%
Antelope, CA48,32540%19%
Azusa, CA48,49826%48%
Roswell, NM48,40723%54%
Source: The Roswell, 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.