Tucumcari school information

IndexTucumcariNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores17%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools566779,221
Total private schoolsn/a16324,874
Total post-secondary schools1557,963
The Tucumcari, NM educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Tucumcari public schools have average test scores of 17% which is 22% lower than than the New Mexico average and 65% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tucumcari public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.2% have completed high school, 11.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Tucumcari are 65% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Tucumcari.
  • 76.6% of people in Tucumcari have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.2% of people in Tucumcari have completed high school.
  • 11.8% of people in Tucumcari have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tucumcari

IndexTucumcariNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade76.6%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school73.2%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college42.6%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.0%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.8%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.8%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Tucumcari (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tucumcari, NM5,09117%65%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
King George, VA5,09280%62%
Ironwood, MI5,08932%35%
Sumner, IL5,09428%44%
Palmetto, GA5,08731%38%
Toronto, OH5,08770%42%
Tucumcari, NM5,09117%65%
Source: The Tucumcari, 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.