Barranca Mesa Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
57 Loma Del Escolar
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Phone
(505) 663-2230
District
LOS ALAMOS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
LOS ALAMOS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
438
Classroom Teachers
32

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Mexico

10

(10 is best)

Better than 98.0% of NM schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Barranca Mesa Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 29
Proficiency in Reading 50 27
Proficiency in Math 50 30

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 25
Proficiency in Reading 54 26
Proficiency in Math 60 24

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 66 26
Proficiency in Reading 69 29
Proficiency in Math 63 24

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 68 22
Proficiency in Reading 70 25
Proficiency in Math 66 19

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.90
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.79
AVG FOR STATE 15.47
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 36 8.2%
Kindergarten 51 11.6%
Grade 1 62 14.2%
Grade 2 54 12.3%
Grade 3 57 13.0%
Grade 4 43 9.8%
Grade 5 72 16.4%
Grade 6 63 14.4%
Total 438 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 57.2% 59.5% 24.1%
Black 0.5% 1.1% 2.0%
Hispanic 34.4% 31.8% 62.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.1% 5.0% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.9% 2.6% 10.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 16.2% 12.3% 70.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.0% 10.6% 66.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.2% 1.7% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 17,895 2,088,070
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 163.7 17
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.8% 20.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.3% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.7% 25.4%
65 OR OLDER 17.1% 15.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,586 770,435
Single Parent Households With Children 5.7% 12.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.2% 85.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 64.6% 26.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 29.1% 7.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 23.6% 11.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.5% 11.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.2% 17.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.1% 19.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 3.8% 17.9%
$15,000 or less 6.6% 15.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,337 $22,337,925 41.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $828 $2,918,700 5.4%
Staff $419 $1,476,975 2.7%
General Administration $203 $715,575 1.3%
School Administration $1,360 $4,794,000 8.9%
Operation $1,334 $4,702,350 8.7%
Transportation $308 $1,085,700 2.0%
Other $540 $1,903,500 3.5%
Total Support $4,993 $17,600,325 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,020 $14,170,500 26.2%
Total Expenditures $15,350 $54,108,750 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,264 $1,763,729,157 44.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $735 $246,309,187 6.3%
Staff $249 $83,528,619 2.1%
General Administration $191 $63,950,597 1.6%
School Administration $1,290 $432,258,562 11.0%
Operation $990 $331,578,267 8.4%
Transportation $373 $125,034,221 3.2%
Other $269 $90,105,029 2.3%
Total Support $4,098 $1,372,876,798 34.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,364 $791,959,979 20.2%
Total Expenditures $11,726 $3,928,562,806 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%