PROFICIENCY 15% 33% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
25%Sunland Park
22%New Mexico

Riverside Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "GADSDEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS" in Sunland Park, NM. There are a total of 637 students and 45 teachers at Riverside Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 628 free lunch students and 6 reduced lunch students.

Riverside Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 15.0%, which is 33% lower than the New Mexico average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch628
Reduced lunch6


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Riverside Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

4<= 5%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Riverside Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew MexicoNational
Caucasian 0.3% 3.1% 24.5% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.3% 2.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.2% 1.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 99.7% 96.3% 60.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 10.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 1.6% 3.1%

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Sunland Park demographics profile

StatisticSunland ParkNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)4361791
Median age31.337.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English41%65%79%
Speak Spanish59%28%13%

Education level achieved in Sunland Park

IndexSunland ParkNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade80.0%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school80.0%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college66.2%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.7%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.5%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters13.8%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.8%1.3%
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Source: The Riverside Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.