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Academic Performance

The New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) is committed to ensuring every student is adequately equipped to achieve their goals. Academic Performance is one way to understand how well schools are preparing students for their futures.

How we measure performance

About school accountability

The new Accountability System was designed to recognize success and identify schools in need of support. In schools with low academic performance, NM PED believes the system is failing the school–not the other way around.

How did this school perform overall

Overall Performance 2018-2019

62

What does this mean?

This number represents an overall score for the school. It helps to inform the level of support provided by the PED, and also identifies areas for celebration. The average score for Elementary and Middle Schools is 48, while High Schools average 49. The average overall score for Districts is 53. All schools that score within the top 25% across the state will receive a Spotlight Designation.

How was this calculated?

Schools can earn points by performing well in a variety of areas. Some components reflected in a schools overall performance number include school climate, attendance and graduation rates, as well as traditional metrics around academic proficiency and growth. For additional detail on how this number is calculated, please refer to the technical user guide.

School Designations

Spotlight School

Schools whose overall score is in the top 25% of schools in New Mexico are identified as Spotlight schools.

Traditional Support

Schools that are not identified as needing comprehensive or targeted support will receive traditional levels of support.

What does this mean?

Schools receive designations based on a number of factors, including performance scores.

How was this calculated?

Schools can receive designations for earning top scores or be identified as needing support.

Individual Measures

A school's success is defined by more than test scores. This year, PED has revised our rating system to incude a broader view of individual school accomplishments.

Academic Proficiency

Academic proficiency measures performance on state math, reading, and science tests. Proficiency measures whether students are meeting grade-level expectations.

Academic Growth

Academic growth measures whether students are learning less than, about the same as, or more than other students who are academically similar to them.

English Learner Progress

English Learner progress measures whether English learners are "on track"toward becoming proficient in English.

Graduation and College and Career Readiness

In this area we track four-, five-, and six-year high school graduation rates as well as how many students take advantage of college and career opportunities.