Best Public Schools in Tijeras, NM


The city of Tijeras, New Mexico is home to two schools: A. Montoya Elementary and Roosevelt Middle. These schools serve students from elementary through middle grades and are part of the Albuquerque Public Schools district.

Of the two schools, Roosevelt Middle stands out as the top performer. It is ranked in the top 11% of middle schools in New Mexico, with a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger. In contrast, A. Montoya Elementary has a more average performance, ranking 120th out of 435 elementary schools in the state. Roosevelt Middle also has a lower student-teacher ratio and a smaller percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, indicating a more affluent student population.

While the racial makeup of the two schools is relatively similar, with both having a majority Hispanic student population, the data suggests that Roosevelt Middle may be attracting a more advantaged student demographic. Further investigation into the factors contributing to the performance difference, such as curriculum, teaching quality, and community engagement, could provide valuable insights to support the improvement of the lower-performing A. Montoya Elementary.

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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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