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B+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Taos Academy is an above average, public, charter school located in Taos, NM. It has 209 students in grades 5-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.

Taos Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1210
9 responses
Average ACT
25
23 responses
AP Enrollment

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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
Median Household Income
$36,758
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$719
National
$949
Median Home Value
$236,600
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
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Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
209
Free or Reduced Lunch
68%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
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Taos Academy is a fantastic school, with amazing opportunities for every student. It is a school that uses a perfect blend of online schooling and technology with face-to-face teaching and learning, where each student can work at their own pace. Taos Academy may not appeal to people who favor traditional schools, but the system they've set up is highly adaptable to each student's needs and wants, and is a great school for both the under-achiever and the aspiring academic.
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One thing I like about Taos Academy is the fact that you can take college classes while still in High school. For me, working online is so much easier, and that is one thing I love. There are so many resources available at Taos Academy. I know if I ever need help with work, where to go.
Taos Academy is the perfect school for motivated and eager to learn students. In my time at TA I have grown immensely as both a student and a human being. The teachers and the community foster a healthy environment to learn and grow. Highly recommended!