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Hermosa Hgts Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 555 students

 

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Posted June 14, 2013

Hermosa Heights Elementary is a very biased school. The Teachers don't respect students and aren't kind to them.


Posted April 12, 2011

My son has attended this school through Preschool, Kindergarten and now finishing First Grade. For us it has been a wonderful experience, there is a small community feel to the school, every teacher we have worked with has been excellent and the principal genuinely cares about the kids and the school itself. My son is learning quickly and seems to enjoy going to school, I believe that is due to the great teachers and staff. Only once, last year, did we have trouble with a bully and it was addressed quickly - my son's teacher, the principal and the school counselor all got involved to care for the problem quickly and fairly. I look forward to enrolling my step daughter in the same school next year.
—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.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2010.

72 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
79%
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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
32%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
47%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
51%
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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
19%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
43%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2010.

72 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
42%
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 Students46%
Female42%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities17%
English Language Learner Current25%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students53%
Female63%
Male43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Native Americann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities8%
English Language Learner Current20%
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%
Female31%
Male31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities8%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exited62%

Reading

All Students35%
Female47%
Male22%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities8%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exited62%

Science

All Students54%
Female58%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities23%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exited85%
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%
Female36%
Male29%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities0%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exited15%

Reading

All Students42%
Female57%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities7%
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exited39%
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 87% 59%
White 8% 26%
Black 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 10%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 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 99%N/A68%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1655 East Amador Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Phone: (505) 527-5800

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