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La Academia De Esperanza

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Posted May 18, 2011

This is a school with an essential mission, and is putting in everything it can to support the community and the students. Kids who find closed doors everywhere else come here and choose to return because here they are welcome and they can finally find what it means to succeed. Each individual is challenged, but at an individual level.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 21, 2008

This is a very difficult school to communicate with. I understand everyone's busy, but I made several attempts to discuss grade/attendance issues with the principal and staff regarding my daughter and never received responses (phone, email, or regular mail) which was very disturbing. It actually took me 5 months just to get access to their PowerSchool site to view my daughter's progress and two weeks later the site went down and has yet to be restored. I truly don't understand how this school expects kids to succeed if they're not even willing to communicate with the parents. Seems most schools say the parents don't get involved enough, yet when you try and get involved you don't receive any response from the school unless it involves money (sad).
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for Math was 40% in 2013.

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 30% in 2010.

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. 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.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

The state average for Math was 41% in 2013.

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
0%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
6%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
0%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
0%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. 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.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
0%

2010

 
 
14%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
24%
Science

The state average for Science was 29% in 2010.

21 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
14%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. 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.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
2%

2012

 
 
3%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 41% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
17%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. 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.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
3%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 56% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
16%
Science

The state average for Science was 40% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. 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.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

All Students8%
Femalen/a
Male10%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged8%
Students with disabilities10%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students15%
Femalen/a
Male18%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilities20%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. 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.

The different student groups are identified by the New Mexico Public Education Department. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

All Students0%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged0%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students6%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic10%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged7%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Science

All Students0%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic0%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged0%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. 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.

The different student groups are identified by the New Mexico Public Education Department. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

All Students0%
Femalen/a
Male0%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic0%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged0%
Students with disabilities0%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students15%
Femalen/a
Male20%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic18%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilities18%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. 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.

The different student groups are identified by the New Mexico Public Education Department. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

All Students2%
Female3%
Male0%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic2%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged2%
Students with disabilities0%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students7%
Female10%
Male4%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic9%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged7%
Students with disabilities0%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. 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.

The different student groups are identified by the New Mexico Public Education Department. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

All Students13%
Female13%
Male13%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic9%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Students with disabilities17%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students18%
Female22%
Male16%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic14%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities8%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Science

All Students18%
Female14%
Male20%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic7%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilities27%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. 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.

The different student groups are identified by the New Mexico Public Education Department. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

The state average for Math was 38% in 2011.

40 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
3%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2011.

40 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
25%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2011.

40 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
3%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 47% in 2011.

40 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
6%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

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. As of 2012, New Mexico will use only the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in reading and math. 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.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

All Students10%
Female9%
Male11%
Hispanic3%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disabilities10%

Reading

All Students18%
Female23%
Male11%
Hispanic13%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilities30%

Science

All Students10%
Female14%
Male6%
Hispanic3%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disabilities20%

Social Studies

All Students13%
Female14%
Male11%
Hispanic3%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Students with disabilities20%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

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. As of 2012, New Mexico will use only the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in reading and math. 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.

The different student groups are identified by the New Mexico Public Education Department. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 76% 58%
White 15% 25%
American Indian/Alaska Native 8% 13%
Black 1% 2%
Asian 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99%N/A68%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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1401 Old Coors Rd SW
Albuquerque, NM 87121
Phone: (505) 880-3744

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