New Mexico State Information

Where New Mexico Ranks
New Mexico National AverageRank
Education spending per student adjusted for regional cost differences (2002) $7,407 $7,734 33
Average class size for self-contained classes in elementary schools (2000) 19.9 21.2 19
Average Beginning Teacher Salary (2002-03) $28,120 $29,564 31
Average Teacher Salary (2002-03) $37,054 $45,771 46
Graduation rates (2002)
  • State overall
  • 65 %71 % 39
  • Black
  • -- %56 %
  • Hispanic
  • -- %52 %
  • White
  • -- %78 %
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    State Information
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    Facts At A Glance
    Governor: Bill Richardson (D)
    Secretary of Education: Veronica Garcia
    Pre-K-12 Enrollment: 320,234
    No. of Districts: 89
    No. of Public Schools: 792
    No. of Public School Teachers: 21,172
    Annual Pre-K-12 Expenditures: $2.2 billion
    Student Demographics
    Students in Title I Schools: 56.0
    Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch: 57.0%
    Students With Disabilities: 19.9%
    English-Language Learners: 20.4%

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