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Acequia Madre Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 179 students

 
 

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Posted September 9, 2012

Acequia Madre is a school dedicated to creating high-quality learning for each child while dedicating itself to creating community
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 24, 2010

My daughter is only in Kindergarten but she attended Pre-K at El Dorado as well and has loved school since the minute she walked through the doors. The teaching staff is skilled and responsive. There is a wonderful sense of community. The leadership is excellent and the PTA is very active.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 13, 2009

I have been a parent and volunteer at Acequia Madre for six years now. The quality of the teachers and principal combined with the emphasis on social-emotional growth makes this school very special.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 24, 2006

This school has a wonderful caring teaching staff and the principle is accessable and responsive while remaining commited to the big picture. The art, science, math and litteracy curiculums are integrated in ways that reach children with diverse learning styles. The parents are commited and pasionate participants in making this school a great learning environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 25, 2005

From an academic, music and art perspective, Acequia Madre is tops. There is tremendous parent involvement and a real team approach by parents and teachers to issues now facing the school. I have learned from the school as well and really support the direction it is taking. Beverly Garcia
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 19, 2004

More parental involovement than any other school in the district results in much higher quality of education for students. The kids are given opportunities at AM to experience art and music that would be unavailable to them in any other school in town. All schools should provide P.E., but the sad fact is that they don't. This school does, in addition to unparalleled music instruction and weekly art classes. I drive my child across town every morning, estatically happy that we got an interzone transfer to this wonderful school. The only thing that might improve this school would be the addition af a school-wide Spanish program, which was available last year but not this year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 10, 2003

Outstanding! Excellent arts integrated curriculum: all subjects: math, reading, science, language arts. Performing arts, music (all 1-3 take violin lessons, all 4-6 are in band),each class studies at least 1 master artist and 1 musician/composer; artists-in-residence program; community service programs; great parent involvement; wonderful teachers and incredible principal!
—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.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2010.

27 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
89%
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

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
84%

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 43% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
33%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 51% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2010.

21 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
71%
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.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 30% in 2010.

22 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
46%
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 Students83%
Female83%
Male82%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students95%
Female92%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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 Students70%
Female67%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students58%
Female63%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Science

All Students74%
Female67%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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 Students76%
Female77%
Male75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students73%
Female79%
Male67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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 Students50%
Female40%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students72%
Female82%
Male64%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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
White 62% 26%
Hispanic 30% 59%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 10%
Black 2% 2%
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 34%N/A68%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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700 Acequia Madre St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: (505) 467-2003

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