Best Public Schools in Estancia, NM


The city of Estancia, New Mexico is home to 4 schools that serve students from elementary through high school, all part of the Estancia Municipal Schools district. The schools include 2 elementary schools (Upper Elementary and Lower Elementary), 1 middle school (Estancia Middle), and 1 high school (Estancia High). The district as a whole is ranked 52nd out of 119 districts in New Mexico and has a 3-star rating from SchoolDigger, indicating stable performance.

Among the standout schools, Estancia High School ranks in the top half of New Mexico high schools and has maintained a consistent 3-star rating, while Upper Elementary has a very low student-teacher ratio of 10.4, suggesting a more individualized learning environment. However, Estancia Middle has seen a decline in its statewide ranking and rating, presenting an opportunity for the district to focus on improving its performance.

Across the schools, the student population is predominantly Hispanic, ranging from 69.19% at Estancia High to 75% at Lower Elementary. Additionally, all four schools have 100% of their students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch, indicating significant economic challenges faced by the Estancia community. The district and schools will need to address these economic factors to ensure the best possible educational outcomes for all students.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the New Mexico Public Education Department.

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