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Jal Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 239 students

 

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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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2010.

29 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
93%
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.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
61%
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.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2010.

27 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
59%
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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
17%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
14%
Science

The state average for Science was 30% in 2010.

36 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
17%
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 Students48%
Female46%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students52%
Female46%
Male56%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged40%
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 Students38%
Female31%
Male44%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Native Americann/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students29%
Female31%
Male28%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic21%
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Science

All Students50%
Female44%
Male56%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged40%
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 Students8%
Female0%
Male16%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic4%
Native Americann/a
White15%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students25%
Female24%
Male26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Native Americann/a
White15%
Economically disadvantaged22%
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 Students10%
Female0%
Male20%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic6%
Native Americann/a
White18%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students24%
Female21%
Male27%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Native Americann/a
White9%
Economically disadvantaged32%
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 59% 58%
White 41% 25%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 13%
Asian 0% 1%
Black 0% 2%
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 61%N/A68%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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301 East Minnesota Ave
Jal, NM 88252
Phone: (505) 395-2101

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