Avg. test scores 41%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 35%
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Santa Fe school information

IndexSanta FeNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores28%27%48%
Student/Teacher ratio21:115:116:1
Total public schools3866779,221
Total private schools2916324,874
Total post-secondary schools6557,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Santa Fe are 41% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 38 public schools in Santa Fe
  • 85.1% of people in Santa Fe have completed 8th grade
  • 83.8% of people in Santa Fe have completed high school
  • 40.9% of people in Santa Fe have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Santa Fe

      IndexSanta FeNew MexicoNational
      Completed 8th grade85.1%81.4%84.3%
      Completed high school83.8%80.0%83.0%
      Completed some college64.9%58.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree46.5%34.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors40.9%26.7%30.3%
      Completed masters20.2%11.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree6.8%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.8%1.8%1.3%

      Santa Fe, NM School Districts

      • Santa Fe Public Schools
      • Pojoaque Valley Public Schools

      There are a total of 38 public schools, 29 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Santa Fe. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Santa Fe, NM schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Santa Fe, NM, an average of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      White Rock, NM6,08355%13.3%
      Pojoaque, NM2,14920%59.5%
      Tesuque, NM89413%74.0%
      Santa Fe, NM82,92728%41.3%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Johns Creek, GA82,93078%61.1%
      Troy, MI82,98270%44.9%
      Bloomington, IN83,09356%17.0%
      Sioux City, IA82,66662%28.4%
      Westland, MI82,21827%43.1%
      Santa Fe, NM82,92728%41.3%
      Source: The Santa Fe, 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.