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Santa Teresa Middle School

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Posted April 30, 2009

I think this school is nice and its a great place to learn
—Submitted by a student


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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.

329 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
37%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2013.

329 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
61%
Science

The state average for Science was 42% in 2013.

327 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
32%
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.

352 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
51%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

353 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 29% in 2010.

304 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
29%
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 Students58%
Female63%
Male51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities11%
English Language Learner Current30%
English Language Learner Exited70%

Reading

All Students65%
Female71%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities25%
English Language Learner Current40%
English Language Learner Exited76%

Science

All Students38%
Female40%
Male36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities11%
English Language Learner Current12%
English Language Learner Exited50%
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 Students55%
Female56%
Male54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities22%
English Language Learner Current23%
English Language Learner Exited71%

Reading

All Students69%
Female66%
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities38%
English Language Learner Current35%
English Language Learner Exited89%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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 3% 26%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 10%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 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 100%N/A68%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School start time
  • 8:00 am
School end time
  • 4:00 pm
School Leader's name
  • Rosa Lovelace
Fax number
  • (575) 589-2780

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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4800 McNutt Rd
Santa Teresa, NM 88008
Phone: (575) 874-7200

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