Dennis Chavez Elementary

Public PK, KG-5

 7500 Barstow NE
       Albuquerque, NM  87109


 (505) 880-3744

District: Albuquerque Public Schools

SchoolDigger Rank:
13th of 373 New Mexico Elementary Schools


Student/Teacher Ratio:  14.1
Number of students:  623

Racial breakdown:

White:
46.9%
Hispanic:
37.6%
Asian:
9.0%
Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients:  28.3%

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We updated the 2016-17 rankings and test scores for this school on Thursday, September 21, 2017.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2017, Dennis Chavez Elementary ranked better than 96.5% of elementary schools in New Mexico. It also ranked 7th among 87 ranked elementary schools in the Albuquerque Public Schools District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 95.74. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (46.9%), Hispanic (37.6%), Asian (9%). (See more...)
Compare Details 28.3% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Dennis Chavez Elementary is 14.1, which is the 23rd best among 87 elementary schools in the Albuquerque Public Schools District. (See more...)
Compare Dennis Chavez Elementary employs 44 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2017 Rankings:

Dennis Chavez Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Dennis Chavez Elementary 13th of 373 New Mexico public elementary schools. (See Dennis Chavez Elementary in the ranking list.)

Albuquerque Public Schools:

SchoolDigger ranks Albuquerque Public Schools 64th of 91 New Mexico school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Dennis Chavez Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools NM State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2005 97.31 5th 378 98.7%
2006 96.41 6th 379 98.4%
2007 95.96 4th 386 99.0%
2008 93.08 17th 393 95.7%
2009 95.73 8th 399 98.0%
2010 95.38 6th 407 98.5%
2011 94.53 16th 392 95.9%
2012 93.40 16th 388 95.9%
2013 93.24 18th 401 95.5%
2014 88.53 26th 431 94.0%
2015 94.86 15th 421 96.4%
2016 96.80 10th 409 97.6%
2017 95.74 13th 373 96.5%

Data source: test scores: New Mexico Public Education Department, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Thursday, January 13, 2011

Open Quote The school is great, and the teachers are great.
The reason I gave the school 4 starts (not 5) is because
for some reason (must be politics, not related to the school
itself), they've changed 4 principals in 2 years now.
And that just does not seem to be right.
Again, may have nothing to do with the school. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Dennis Chavez Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1990 586 8 26 76 5 n/a n/a 0 701
1991 648 9 24 95 0 n/a n/a 0 776
1992 669 10 19 93 6 n/a n/a 0 797
1993 682 12 20 99 3 n/a n/a 0 816
1994 663 13 26 111 7 n/a n/a 0 820
1995 680 11 28 98 7 n/a n/a 0 824
1996 680 11 28 98 7 n/a n/a 0 824
1997 577 11 14 67 5 n/a n/a 0 674
1998 549 13 16 74 5 n/a n/a 0 657
1999 523 11 22 92 8 n/a n/a 0 656
2000 567 13 41 101 8 n/a n/a 0 730
2001 536 9 34 117 9 n/a n/a 0 705
2002 540 15 38 147 4 n/a n/a 0 744
2003 540 15 38 147 4 n/a n/a 0 744
2004 605 20 55 144 8 n/a n/a 0 832
2005 564 18 66 151 11 n/a n/a 0 810
2006 532 12 71 162 17 n/a n/a 0 794
2007 489 10 91 166 15 n/a n/a 0 771
2008 448 10 88 179 24 n/a n/a 0 749
2009 470 11 75 184 20 n/a n/a 0 760
2010 365 6 63 244 12 0 30 0 720
2011 353 8 66 254 10 0 18 0 709
2012 322 3 67 250 11 0 20 0 673
2013 323 9 51 239 8 1 22 0 653
2014 301 10 51 241 12 0 19 0 634
2015 292 9 56 234 13 0 19 0 623

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Dennis Chavez Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1990 701 35.0 20.0 n/a
1991 776 37.5 20.6 n/a
1992 797 41.6 19.1 2.3
1993 816 41.2 19.8 n/a
1994 820 41.6 19.7 n/a
1995 824 49.7 16.6 n/a
1996 824 49.7 16.6 n/a
1997 674 40.9 16.5 n/a
1998 657 36.3 18.1 n/a
1999 656 35.3 18.6 4.0
2000 730 38.7 18.9 5.8
2001 705 39.2 18.0 5.5
2002 744 42.2 17.6 6.6
2003 744 42.2 17.6 6.6
2004 832 47.3 17.6 8.3
2005 810 50.4 16.1 8.9
2006 794 48.3 16.4 8.8
2007 771 47.4 16.3 11.5
2008 749 45.1 16.6 10.1
2009 760 45.4 16.7 11.8
2010 720 46.6 15.4 17.9
2011 709 40.8 17.3 20.9
2012 673 41.5 16.1 22.3
2013 653 43.4 15.0 27.9
2014 634 40.3 15.7 27.8
2015 623 44.0 14.1 28.3

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Dennis Chavez Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1990 701 35.0 20.0 n/a
1991 776 37.5 20.6 n/a
1992 797 41.6 19.1 2.3
1993 816 41.2 19.8 n/a
1994 820 41.6 19.7 n/a
1995 824 49.7 16.6 n/a
1996 824 49.7 16.6 n/a
1997 674 40.9 16.5 n/a
1998 657 36.3 18.1 n/a
1999 656 35.3 18.6 4.0
2000 730 38.7 18.9 5.8
2001 705 39.2 18.0 5.5
2002 744 42.2 17.6 6.6
2003 744 42.2 17.6 6.6
2004 832 47.3 17.6 8.3
2005 810 50.4 16.1 8.9
2006 794 48.3 16.4 8.8
2007 771 47.4 16.3 11.5
2008 749 45.1 16.6 10.1
2009 760 45.4 16.7 11.8
2010 720 46.6 15.4 17.9
2011 709 40.8 17.3 20.9
2012 673 41.5 16.1 22.3
2013 653 43.4 15.0 27.9
2014 634 40.3 15.7 27.8
2015 623 44.0 14.1 28.3

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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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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