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De Vargas Middle School

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Posted October 3, 2009

I have volunteered at De Vargus and know how dedicated the teachers are.


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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 41% in 2013.

188 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
14%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2013.

189 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
36%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2013.

190 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
23%
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 42% in 2013.

199 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
13%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

200 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
43%
Science

The state average for Science was 29% in 2010.

254 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
11%
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 Students28%
Female30%
Male26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
Native Americann/a
White38%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities0%
English Language Learner Current6%
English Language Learner Exited18%

Reading

All Students30%
Female31%
Male28%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Native Americann/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities6%
English Language Learner Current6%
English Language Learner Exited27%

Science

All Students22%
Female21%
Male23%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Native Americann/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities6%
English Language Learner Current4%
English Language Learner Exited9%
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 Students19%
Female18%
Male20%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
Native Americann/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilities12%
English Language Learner Current8%
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students39%
Female37%
Male40%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities15%
English Language Learner Current18%
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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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 88% 59%
White 10% 26%
Black 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 10%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 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 83%N/A68%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Santa Fe, NM 87505
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