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Rio Grande Elementary School

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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.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
36%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
49%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2010.

39 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
85%
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.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
37%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
37%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
19%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2010.

37 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
54%
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.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
19%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
33%
Science

The state average for Science was 30% in 2010.

27 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
26%
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 Students33%
Female46%
Male27%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students53%
Female83%
Male36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
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 Students34%
Female38%
Male30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities25%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students36%
Female46%
Male25%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities25%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Science

All Students48%
Female50%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities25%
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 Students24%
Female38%
Male6%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities9%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students29%
Female33%
Male24%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities9%
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 Students31%
Female27%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students42%
Female47%
Male38%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
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 80% 59%
White 20% 26%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 10%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
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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Belen, NM 87002
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