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West Las Vegas Public Schools

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179 Bridge St
Las Vegas, NM 87701
San Miguel County
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PH: (505) 426-2300

  • Grades K-12
  • 1676 students
  • 10 schools

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 NMSBA Results

 
Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 60% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 56% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

Science
 86% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 76% (2007)
The state average for Science was 83% in 2010.

Math
 56% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 52% (2010)
 47% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 47% (2007)
The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 50% (2013)
 41% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 54% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

Science
 63% (2013)
 57% (2011)
 52% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 48% (2008)
 52% (2007)
The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

Math
 51% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 42% (2010)
 51% (2009)
 33% (2008)
 38% (2007)
The state average for Math was 45% in 2013.

Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 41% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 47% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 55% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 51% in 2013.

Science
 58% (2010)
 44% (2009)
 49% (2008)
 47% (2007)
The state average for Science was 52% in 2010.

Math
 29% (2013)
 39% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 41% (2010)
 32% (2009)
 33% (2008)
 34% (2007)
The state average for Math was 43% in 2013.

Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 34% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 32% (2010)
 28% (2009)
 39% (2008)
 44% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

Science
 17% (2010)
 26% (2009)
 17% (2008)
 27% (2007)
The state average for Science was 30% in 2010.

Math
 28% (2013)
 31% (2012)
 29% (2011)
 26% (2010)
 24% (2009)
 16% (2008)
 12% (2007)
The state average for Math was 40% in 2013.

Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 48% (2013)
 53% (2012)
 39% (2011)
 41% (2010)
 48% (2009)
 44% (2008)
 46% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 50% in 2013.

Science
 32% (2013)
 30% (2011)
 23% (2010)
 28% (2009)
 19% (2008)
 14% (2007)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2013.

Math
 24% (2013)
 27% (2012)
 17% (2011)
 12% (2010)
 14% (2009)
 9% (2008)
 12% (2007)
The state average for Math was 41% in 2013.

Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 60% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 45% (2010)
 59% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 43% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

Science
 15% (2010)
 13% (2009)
 8% (2008)
 12% (2007)
The state average for Science was 29% in 2010.

Math
 30% (2013)
 32% (2012)
 26% (2011)
 21% (2010)
 33% (2009)
 22% (2008)
 13% (2007)
The state average for Math was 42% in 2013.

Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 35% (2013)
 21% (2012)
The state average for Reading was 41% in 2013.

Science
Data not available for this district (2013)
The state average for Science was 22% in 2013.

Math
 14% (2013)
 17% (2012)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

Grade 11

Reading
 44% (2013)
 42% (2012)
The state average for Reading was 56% in 2013.

Science
 21% (2013)
The state average for Science was 40% in 2013.

Math
 21% (2013)
 26% (2012)
The state average for Math was 42% in 2013.

Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 New Mexico used the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in reading and math.
  • The NMSBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Mexico.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Testing in New Mexico: An Overview

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 NMSBA Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students60%
Female65%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged62%

MathThis District
All Students56%
Female47%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students50%
Female62%
Male35%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
American Indiann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities0%

ScienceThis District
All Students63%
Female64%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
American Indiann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities6%

MathThis District
All Students51%
Female54%
Male45%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
American Indiann/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities0%
Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students41%
Female42%
Male39%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
American Indiann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities13%

MathThis District
All Students29%
Female29%
Male30%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
American Indiann/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities13%
Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students34%
Female40%
Male30%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic34%
American Indiann/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities0%

MathThis District
All Students28%
Female22%
Male31%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
American Indiann/a
White21%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities17%
Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students48%
Female53%
Male42%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
American Indiann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities0%

ScienceThis District
All Students32%
Female28%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
American Indiann/a
White36%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities7%

MathThis District
All Students24%
Female25%
Male24%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
American Indiann/a
White9%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities0%
Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students60%
Female61%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
American Indiann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities28%

MathThis District
All Students30%
Female31%
Male29%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
American Indiann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities11%
Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students35%
Female36%
Male34%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities0%

ScienceThis District
Subgroup results not available

MathThis District
All Students14%
Female10%
Male17%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic10%
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Students with disabilities0%
Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students44%
Female48%
Male40%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities12%

ScienceThis District
All Students21%
Female12%
Male30%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities6%

MathThis District
All Students21%
Female18%
Male24%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities7%
Source: NM PED, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 New Mexico used the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in reading and math.
  • The NMSBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Mexico.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Testing in New Mexico: An Overview

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 NMHSSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 11

Reading
 36% (2011)
 50% (2010)
 47% (2009)
 33% (2008)
 35% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 48% in 2011.

Social Studies
 22% (2011)
 16% (2010)
 18% (2009)
 13% (2008)
The state average for Social Studies was 47% in 2011.

Science
 19% (2011)
 18% (2010)
 16% (2009)
 15% (2008)
The state average for Science was 39% in 2011.

Math
 24% (2011)
 18% (2010)
 16% (2009)
 11% (2008)
 14% (2007)
The state average for Math was 38% in 2011.

Source: NM PED, 2010-2011

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New Mexico used the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math, science and social studies.
  • The NMHSSA is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Mexico.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Testing in New Mexico: An Overview

See New Mexico's state standards

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 NMHSSA Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students36%
Female43%
Male29%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners17%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students22%
Female17%
Male28%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic21%
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners3%

ScienceThis District
All Students19%
Female15%
Male24%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners6%

MathThis District
All Students24%
Female27%
Male20%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners9%
Source: NM PED, 2010-2011

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New Mexico used the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math, science and social studies.
  • The NMHSSA is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Mexico.
  • The different student groups are identified by the New Mexico Public Education Department. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Testing in New Mexico: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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