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Don Cecilio Mtz Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 196 students

 

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Posted September 22, 2009

Good school, good teachers,good job on renovating that great old school North Public.
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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.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
41%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2010.

37 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
84%
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

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
64%
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.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
36%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
58%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2010.

33 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
52%
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 Students68%
Female65%
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current53%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students61%
Female71%
Male46%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current53%
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 Students47%
Female50%
Male42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exited59%

Reading

All Students65%
Female82%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exited71%

Science

All Students56%
Female64%
Male42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exited59%
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%
Female35%
Male30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic34%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current18%
English Language Learner Exited47%

Reading

All Students38%
Female47%
Male30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current9%
English Language Learner Exited60%
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 94% 58%
White 5% 25%
Black 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 13%
Asian 0% 1%
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 98%N/A68%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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