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Yarbro Elementary School

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Posted November 10, 2004

My children have succeded beyond my expectations going to Lovington schools. Most of the teachers really care and are involved. There great.
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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 45% in 2013.

256 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
42%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

256 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
49%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

256 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
43%
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.

273 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2013.

274 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
56%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2010.

265 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
54%
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 Students41%
Female44%
Male38%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities17%
English Language Learner Current15%
English Language Learner Exited49%

Reading

All Students39%
Female45%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Native Americann/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities4%
English Language Learner Current17%
English Language Learner Exited47%

Science

All Students41%
Female42%
Male41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities29%
English Language Learner Current17%
English Language Learner Exited48%
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 Students52%
Female51%
Male53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Native Americann/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities20%
English Language Learner Current39%
English Language Learner Exited56%

Reading

All Students52%
Female53%
Male51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities16%
English Language Learner Current29%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 76% 59%
White 21% 26%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Black 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 10%
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 69%N/A68%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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700 West Jefferson Ave
Lovington, NM 88260
Phone: (505) 739-2200

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