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Park Avenue Elementary School

Public | 4-5 | 468 students

 

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Posted January 15, 2009

The principal is difficult but the teachers, office staff, special ed staff, nurse, etc are exceptional.
—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 45% in 2013.

235 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

235 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

235 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
53%
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.

250 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2013.

250 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2010.

227 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
66%
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 Students44%
Female46%
Male42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic31%
Native American17%
White55%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities19%
English Language Learner Current18%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students43%
Female51%
Male36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Native American10%
White52%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities16%
English Language Learner Current9%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Science

All Students47%
Female47%
Male47%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Native American20%
White56%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities22%
English Language Learner Current9%
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 Students44%
Female42%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Native American17%
White51%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities3%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exited50%

Reading

All Students47%
Female54%
Male40%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Native American13%
White55%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities3%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exited40%
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
White 60% 25%
Hispanic 28% 58%
American Indian/Alaska Native 10% 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 55%N/A68%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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507 South Park Ave
Aztec, NM 87410
Phone: (505) 334-9474

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