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==Quick facts==
 
==Quick facts==
 
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*[[New Mexico Secretary of Education|Secretary of Education]]: [[Hanna Skandera]]<ref>[http://ped.state.nm.us/ped/index.html ''New Mexico Public Education Department,'' "Index," accessed August 9, 2013]</ref>
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*[[New Mexico Public Education Commission|State Public Education Commission]]<ref>[http://ped.state.nm.us/pec/index.html ''New Mexico Public Education Department,'' "New Mexico Public Education Commission," accessed June 13, 2014]</ref>
*[[New Mexico Public Education Commission|State Public Education Commission]]:<ref>[http://ped.state.nm.us/pec/index.html ''New Mexico Public Education Department,'' "New Mexico Public Education Commission," accessed August 9, 2013]</ref>
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**[[Carolyn Shearman]], ''Chair, District 9''
**[[Carolyn Shearman]], ''Chair''
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**[[Eugene Gant]], ''Vice Chair, District 7''
**[[Eugene Gant]], ''Vice Chair''
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**Vacant, ''District 1''
**[[Vince Bergman]], ''Secretary''
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**[[Millie Pogna]], ''District 2''
**[[Millie Pogna]]
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**[[Carmie Lynn Toulouse]], ''District 3''
**[[Carmie Lynn Toulouse]]
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**J. Tyson Parker, ''District 4''
**[[James F. Conyers]]
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**[[James F. Conyers]], ''District 5''
**[[Gilbert Peralta]]
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**[[Gilbert Peralta]], ''District 6''
**[[Jeff Carr]]
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**[[Vince Bergman]], ''District 8''
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**[[Jeff Carr]], ''District 10''
  
Two seats on the Public Education Commission are currently vacant and awaiting appointment from [[Governor of New Mexico|New Mexico Governor]] [[Susana Martinez]] until the next election in 2016.
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One seat on the Public Education Commission is vacant and awaiting appointment from [[Governor of New Mexico|Governor]] [[Susana Martinez]] until the next election in 2016.
  
 
===Enrollment===
 
===Enrollment===

Revision as of 10:41, 13 June 2014

K-12 Education in New Mexico
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Hanna Skandera
Number of students: 337,225[1]
Number of teachers: 21,957
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:15.4
Number of school districts: 135
Number of schools: 866
Graduation rate: 70%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $9,070[3]
See also
New Mexico Public Education DepartmentList of school districts in New MexicoNew MexicoSchool boards portal
Policypedia
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in New Mexico
Glossary of education terms

New Mexico is home to 135 school districts, 866 schools and 337,225 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

One seat on the Public Education Commission is vacant and awaiting appointment from Governor Susana Martinez until the next election in 2016.

Enrollment

The following table displays the top ten New Mexico school districts by total student enrollment.[6]

Student enrollment
1.) Albuquerque
2.) Las Cruces
3.) Rio Rancho
4.) Gadsden Independent
5.) Santa Fe
6.) Gallup-McKinley County
7.) Farmington Municipal
8.) Roswell Independent
9.) Los Lunas
10.) Clovis Municipal

Demographics

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in New Mexico as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[7]

Demographic Information for New Mexico's K-12 Public School System
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 34,287 10.17% 1.10%
Asian 4,110 1.22% 4.68%
African American 6,816 2.02% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. Students 276 0.08% 0.42%
Hispanic 200,483 59.45% 24.37%
White 87,381 25.91% 51.21%
Two or More 3,872 1.15% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: New Mexico school board elections, 2014

There were no New Mexico school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment holding elections in 2014. School board elections in New Mexico are held in February of odd-numbered years.[8]

See also

External links

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