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Apache Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 479 students

 

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Posted February 3, 2009

Apache Elementary has some of the most dedicated teachers I have ever seen. They are dedicated to creating a safe school environment where ALL kids can learn. They have high expectations for all students and believe that all have the ability to succeed.
—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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
49%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2010.

70 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
91%
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.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
17%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
28%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
36%
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.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
28%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
42%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2010.

65 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
31%
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 Students51%
Female50%
Male52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Native American50%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities33%
English Language Learner Current43%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students49%
Female54%
Male42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Native American48%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities17%
English Language Learner Current57%
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 Students45%
Female36%
Male51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Native American49%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities0%
English Language Learner Current38%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students36%
Female42%
Male32%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Native American24%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities0%
English Language Learner Current6%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Science

All Students56%
Female52%
Male59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Native American56%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities8%
English Language Learner Current44%
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 Students32%
Female33%
Male30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic31%
Native American30%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities7%
English Language Learner Current0%
English Language Learner Exited44%

Reading

All Students31%
Female44%
Male20%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Native American31%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities7%
English Language Learner Current4%
English Language Learner Exited45%
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
American Indian/Alaska Native 60% 10%
Hispanic 25% 59%
White 12% 26%
Two or more races 2% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Black 1% 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 81%N/A68%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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700 West Apache
Farmington, NM 87401
Phone: (505) 324-9840

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