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ERIC Number: ED270244
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 397
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
New Mexico School District Profile: 1984-1985 School Year.
Borgrink, Henry, Comp.
This report provides a broad cross section of data on the operation and performance of New Mexico public schools during 1982-85. Data on enrollment (in kindergarten, in grades 1-6 and 7-12, and in special education, and percent enrolled in Title I and bilingual education programs), student characteristics (dropout rate, ethnicity, mobility), teacher characteristics (pupil/teacher ratio, teacher load, ethnicity, education, experience), number of high school graduates, test results (Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills, New Mexico High School Proficiency Exam, and American College Testing program), and vocational education enrollments are presented by year for each school district. The report has three sections. Section I discusses statewide data using bar graphs. Section II explains each variable and cites data sources. Section III contains the data for each school district arranged alphabetically by district. Statewide characteristics noted during the 3-year period include increased enrollment, ethnic composition of 47% Anglo, 41% Hispanic, and 9% Native American, 20% of students reporting Spanish or Native American dialect as primary language, declining dropout rate, overall decrease in pupil/teacher ratio, increase in percentage of students passing the High School Proficiency Exam, increase in average scores on the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills, and decrease in American College Testing program scores. (LFL)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe. Evaluation, Testing, and Data Management Unit.
Identifiers - Location: New Mexico
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills