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Avg. test scores 39%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 7%
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Ruidoso school information

IndexRuidosoNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores30%27%48%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools766779,221
Total private schoolsn/a16324,874
Total post-secondary schools1557,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Ruidoso are 39% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Ruidoso
  • 89.6% of people in Ruidoso have completed 8th grade
  • 87.7% of people in Ruidoso have completed high school
  • 28.3% of people in Ruidoso have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Ruidoso

      IndexRuidosoNew MexicoNational
      Completed 8th grade89.6%81.4%84.3%
      Completed high school87.7%80.0%83.0%
      Completed some college60.9%58.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree37.9%34.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors28.3%26.7%30.3%
      Completed masters8.6%11.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.7%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.1%1.8%1.3%

      Ruidoso, NM School Districts

      • Ruidoso Municipal Schools

      There are a total of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Ruidoso. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ruidoso, NM schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Ruidoso, NM, an average of 89.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Capitan, NM1,54836%24.8%
      Mescalero, NM1,3715%89.6%
      Ruidoso, NM7,83330%38.7%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Olivette, MO7,83070%44.4%
      Nantucket, MA7,83046%4.8%
      Maryville, IL7,83765%34.0%
      Webster City, IA7,82564%33.0%
      Oak Grove, MO7,84449%2.5%
      Ruidoso, NM7,83330%38.7%
      Source: The Ruidoso, 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.