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Emerson Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 465 students

 

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Posted April 1, 2014

Best in the city! Dedicated educators, amazing kids and caring, smart administration! A school devoted to making learning fun!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 10, 2009

My 8 year old child and 6 year old child attended this school for less then half a school year and both have shown major improvements compared to their previous 2 schools my 8 year old daughter is now 1 grade ahead reading level my 6 year old is now reading books that most children cannot read at her age. Teachers and staff are very professsonal and theirs always someone their to help parents and children with every need.Our first day at this school we had someone to show us around the school before class and after school were walked out to parent pick up zone to show where they are to go after school. My children have made more friends then they ever have because of the boost in self confedence from this school. Thank you Emerson Elementary School
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
34%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
26%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2010.

61 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
61%
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.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
36%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
21%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
30%
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
32%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2010.

63 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
22%
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 Students39%
Female42%
Male36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current38%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students32%
Female42%
Male22%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current19%
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%
Female15%
Male21%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current11%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students32%
Female19%
Male43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic31%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current25%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Science

All Students29%
Female19%
Male36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current21%
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 Students27%
Female21%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities9%
English Language Learner Current20%
English Language Learner Exited47%

Reading

All Students31%
Female41%
Male21%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities0%
English Language Learner Current8%
English Language Learner Exited59%
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 83% 58%
American Indian/Alaska Native 5% 13%
White 5% 25%
Black 3% 2%
Asian 2% 1%
Two or more races 2% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
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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620 Georgia St SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Phone: (505) 880-3744

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