PROFICIENCY 28% 26% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
26%Sunland Park
22%New Mexico

Santa Teresa Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "GADSDEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS" in Sunland Park, NM. There are a total of 605 students and 43 teachers at Santa Teresa Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 589 free lunch students and 13 reduced lunch students.

Santa Teresa Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 28.0%, which is 26% higher than the New Mexico average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch589
Reduced lunch13


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 Santa Teresa Middle School, 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

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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Santa Teresa Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew MexicoNational
Caucasian 3.0% 3.1% 24.5% 51.1%
African American 0.6% 0.3% 2.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 0.2% 1.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 95.4% 96.3% 60.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 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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Santa Teresa High23%2.9Santa Teresa, NM
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Sunland Park demographics profile

StatisticSunland ParkNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)1,1811791
Median age28.337.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English9%65%79%
Speak Spanish91%28%13%

Education level achieved in Sunland Park

IndexSunland ParkNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade57.2%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school54.6%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college33.0%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.2%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.2%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters2.4%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.8%1.3%
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Source: The Santa Teresa Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.