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Union Elementary School

Public | 2-5 | 92 students

 

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Posted November 2, 2009

The teachers create a great family environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 10, 2009

My sisters child attended union this year and the level of education at this school was great, Great Job Teachers and Students. Keep that Green and Gold Pride alive.
—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.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2010.

46 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
98%
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.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
75%
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.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2010.

20 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
80%
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 Students90%
Femalen/a
Male92%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current85%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students95%
Femalen/a
Male92%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Current92%
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 Students74%
Female81%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exited92%

Reading

All Students65%
Female69%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exited77%

Science

All Students78%
Female75%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
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 Students44%
Female54%
Male36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exited70%

Reading

All Students63%
Female69%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exited80%
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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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 97% 59%
White 2% 26%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 10%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 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 97%N/A68%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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421 Union St
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Phone: (505) 426-2701

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