Avg. test scores 38%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 3%
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Silver City school information

IndexSilver CityNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores30%27%48%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools766779,221
Total private schools416324,874
Total post-secondary schools1557,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Silver City are 38% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Silver City
  • 79.6% of people in Silver City have completed 8th grade
  • 76.3% of people in Silver City have completed high school
  • 31.3% of people in Silver City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Silver City

      IndexSilver CityNew MexicoNational
      Completed 8th grade79.6%81.4%84.3%
      Completed high school76.3%80.0%83.0%
      Completed some college62.2%58.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree37.5%34.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors31.3%26.7%30.3%
      Completed masters15.4%11.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.8%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.2%1.8%1.3%

      Silver City, NM School Districts

      • Silver City Consolidated Schools

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Silver City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Silver City, NM schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Silver City, NM, an average of 79.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Santa Clara, NM1,50727%43.9%
      Hurley, NM1,33025%49.1%
      Bayard, NM2,48820%58.1%
      Silver City, NM10,10330%37.8%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Highland City, FL10,10060%23.6%
      Parsons, KS10,11131%35.4%
      West Point, UT10,11256%16.4%
      Uniontown, PA10,09446%5.4%
      Roma, TX10,09364%32.9%
      Silver City, NM10,10330%37.8%
      Source: The Silver City, 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.