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Messilla Valley Alternative Middle School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in New Mexico. Students here are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

Academics

Test scores

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Subject
% Proficient
Reading
7%
State avg: 37%
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Science
36%
State avg: 40%
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1/10

Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity

2/10

Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment

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Student demographics

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Hispanic
82%
White
16%
Black
2%
Two or more races
<1%
Asian
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
43%
State avg: 85%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
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