Student Achievement

The Department of Student Achievement's mission is to strive to significantly increase academic excellence through close collaboration with district staff by promoting strategic use of data and best practices throughout the learning community.
 

Student Achievement Staff

School Grading System

New Mexico received a wavier from the Federal Government to apply a different school grading system in place of the No Child Left Behind System. Below is an explanation of the different categories and the historical final grade and points for each of our schools.

For more information click on:  New Mexico School Grading 


                                            CATEGORIES FOR GRADES AND POINTS.
           Elementary and Middle Schools                           High School
 Current Standing  40       Current Standing  30   
 School Growth      10  School Growth (new 2012-13)   10
 Student Growth Upper 75%  20  Student Growth upper 75%  10
 Student Growth Lower 25%  20  Student Growth lower 25%  10
 Opportunity To Learn Survey  10  Opportunity to Learn Survey  8
 Bonus Points  5  Graduation Rate  17
 
 College and Career Readiness  15
     Bonus Points  5

         Total Points Earned to Calculate Final Grade
  Elementary and Middle Schools                        High School
 A  75 - 100 pts.  A  75 - 100 pts.
 B  60 - 74.9 pts.  B  65 - 74.9 pts.
 C  50 - 59.9 pts.  C  50 - 64.9 pts.
 D  37.5 - 49.9 pts.  D  35 - 49.9 pts.
 F  0 - 37.6  F  0 - 34.9 pts.