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Whittier Elementary School

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Posted March 19, 2014

I enrolled my child here for the last portion of the year, I found this school very sad in all areas. The teachers are lacking , the principle does not return no calls , My child has been bullied by students and staff , She brought to the staff attention it was over looked and pushed under the rug. My child education as gotten worse. Since she has been there she hasn't had no homework, She told me during computer class the teacher lets them play on Hollywood planet with is a online Facebook for kids.... WOW... Not a good school at all. My daughter had miss a lot of school, due to death in family. I made the school aware of it, instead of even talking to me and expressing there concerns . They call CYFD. Nothing became of it. But I truly advised parents if you want your child to get an education, this school is not the school, But if you just want your child to do nothing in life then this is the place..
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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 51% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
42%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2010.

86 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
69%
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 45% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
19%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
31%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
20%
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 43% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
23%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
34%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2010.

53 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
21%
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 Students22%
Female30%
Male15%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic18%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities7%
English Language Learner Current17%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students31%
Female52%
Male13%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic31%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities0%
English Language Learner Current30%
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 Students28%
Female37%
Male20%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities0%
English Language Learner Current16%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students25%
Female27%
Male23%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities0%
English Language Learner Current9%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Science

All Students25%
Female30%
Male21%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities10%
English Language Learner Current22%
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 Students18%
Female30%
Male8%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilities0%
English Language Learner Current4%
English Language Learner Exited46%

Reading

All Students24%
Female41%
Male8%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities0%
English Language Learner Current0%
English Language Learner Exited46%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 69% 59%
American Indian/Alaska Native 11% 10%
White 9% 26%
Black 6% 2%
Two or more races 3% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99%N/A68%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Albuquerque, NM 87108
Phone: (505) 880-3744

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