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Los Padillas Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 271 students

 

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Posted July 27, 2007

My daughter has gone to Los Padillas for the past 3 years. I am very disappointed in this school. They don't have honor roll, no gifted program, and the teachers in my opinion are there just for a paycheck. The principal doesn't fight for these kids to get the proper learning material such as text books.
—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.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
22%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
32%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2010.

41 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
63%
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.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
32%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
32%
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.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
11%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
31%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2010.

35 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
34%
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 40% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
36%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
27%
Science

The state average for Science was 30% in 2010.

22 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
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 Students26%
Female20%
Male30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current26%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students40%
Female53%
Male30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current26%
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 Students29%
Female29%
Male29%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current0%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students27%
Female25%
Male29%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current7%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Science

All Students42%
Female33%
Male53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current20%
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 Students19%
Female14%
Male25%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic21%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current15%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students19%
Female14%
Male25%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic18%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current15%
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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 90% 59%
White 7% 26%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 10%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 2%
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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2525 Padillas Rd SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: (505) 880-3744

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