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Estancia High School

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Posted March 7, 2010

School is alright. Would be better if more than 2 teachers actually cared, and didn't play the 'favorites' game. Also, the policies need to be enforced better and more correctly! I can't tell you how many times people have gotten away with things I get penalized for. And its different for each student. If they like you, you can get away with murder. If they don't, you can't even sneeze in the correct way.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 10, 2009

Teachers do not inform parents on students progress. The staff calls maybe the day that it is to late. Teachers are suppose to teach, That is their job.You can't give a student an assignment and expect them to do it if they never were shown how.What happened to the old school teachers? The one's that care about their student!Teacher's don't realize it but their salary comes from the tax dollars that student's parent's pay.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2009

I grew up here, my daughter's grown up here and attends Estancia High. She loves the school, the teachers and is doing very well. She has a 4.0 and is very involved in sports and other school activities. The only thing that I don't approve of is all the homework the kids get on out of town game. Otherwise we love this school and staff. We especially are fond of Norma and Mr. Carson. They're a huge asset to the HS.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 27, 2009

I love E-Town! My kids are doing very well and I love the community involvement!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 7, 2007

The students here are really disrespectful, it's unbelievable. They have this attitude that they are better than everyone. - A Concerned Parent
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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 30% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
20%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 41% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
27%
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 42% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 56% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 40% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%
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 Students18%
Female19%
Male18%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Native Americann/a
White20%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students33%
Female37%
Male29%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
Native Americann/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged33%
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 Students48%
Female59%
Male38%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students63%
Female73%
Male54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Science

All Students48%
Female50%
Male46%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged50%
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

The state average for Math was 38% in 2011.

47 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
29%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2011.

47 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
48%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2011.

47 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
31%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 47% in 2011.

47 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
39%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 New Mexico used the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test students in grade 11 in Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies. As of 2012, New Mexico will use only the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in reading and math. The NMHSSA is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined 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 Students30%
Female30%
Male30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Native Americann/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students40%
Female45%
Male37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students43%
Female35%
Male48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Native Americann/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students60%
Female55%
Male63%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 New Mexico used the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test students in grade 11 in Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies. As of 2012, New Mexico will use only the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in reading and math. The NMHSSA is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined 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 55% 59%
White 42% 26%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 10%
Black 1% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
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 66%N/A68%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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9th and Joseph Ave
Estancia, NM 87016
Phone: (505) 384-2001

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