Avg. test scores 45%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 10%
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Taos school information

IndexTaosNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores27%27%48%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools666779,221
Total private schools216324,874
Total post-secondary schools1557,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Taos are 45% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Taos
  • 88.0% of people in Taos have completed 8th grade
  • 87.1% of people in Taos have completed high school
  • 33.2% of people in Taos have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Taos

      IndexTaosNew MexicoNational
      Completed 8th grade88.0%81.4%84.3%
      Completed high school87.1%80.0%83.0%
      Completed some college67.4%58.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree41.2%34.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors33.2%26.7%30.3%
      Completed masters14.2%11.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.6%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.8%1.3%

      Taos, NM School Districts

      • Taos Municipal Schools

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Taos. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Taos, NM schools is 27%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Taos, NM, an average of 88.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Arroyo Seco, NM86946%4.4%
      Peñasco, NM56525%47.7%
      Ranchos de Taos, NM2,19720%59.5%
      Taos, NM5,73527%44.5%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Junction City, OR5,73547%1.8%
      Hampshire, IL5,73244%8.3%
      Moosic, PA5,73147%2.3%
      Edna, TX5,73145%6.0%
      Petoskey, MI5,73155%15.2%
      Taos, NM5,73527%44.5%
      Source: The Taos, 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.