Best Public Schools in Moriarty, NM


The Moriarty-Edgewood School District in New Mexico serves 7 schools, including 4 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school. The district faces significant economic challenges, with all schools having a 100% free and reduced lunch rate. However, the data reveals standout schools that are performing well despite these challenges.

South Mountain Elementary is the highest-performing elementary school in the district, consistently ranking in the top 25-32 elementary schools in the state and earning a 5-star rating from SchoolDigger. It has a more balanced racial makeup and a better student-teacher ratio than the other elementary schools. Similarly, Edgewood Middle is the top-performing middle school, ranking in the top 47-61 middle schools in the state and earning a 4-star rating.

In contrast, Moriarty High and Moriarty Middle have lower statewide rankings, with Moriarty Middle being the lowest-ranked middle school in the district. The schools also vary in their racial diversity, with Moriarty High having the highest percentage of Hispanic students at 53.15%. Overall, the Moriarty-Edgewood School District faces significant challenges, but the standout performance of South Mountain Elementary and Edgewood Middle demonstrates that high-quality education is possible even in a high-poverty area.

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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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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