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Las Cruces Public Schools
  • LAS CRUCES, NM

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Las Cruces Public Schools is an above average, public school district located in LAS CRUCES, NM. It has 24,517 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 18% of students are at least proficient in math and 33% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
33%
Percent Proficient - Math
18%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1130
183 responses
Average ACT
23
797 responses

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
24,517
Free or Reduced Lunch
73%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$51,068
Teachers in First/Second Year
20%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$10,841 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    57%
  • Support Services
    38%
  • Other
    5%

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$43,022
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$788
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$155,200
National
$217,500

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