White Sands Elementary School

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290 Picatinny Ave

White Sands, NM 88002

(575) 674-1241

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 300

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

3 Parent Reviews for White Sands Elementary School

Principal Jacquez knows every student by name. The teachers are exceptional. Mrs. Wallace is the best teacher I've ever known. The office staff is friendly and always knows the answer to whatever question I ask. We love our Sun Chiefs!

Posted by a parent on 01/19/09

White Sands is probably one of the best schools in NM. The classes are small (between 14-22 students per class with plenty of educational assistants to help out). The teachers are all top rated and the facilities are in excellent condition. The school is located on a military installation in a small ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/21/05

Poor leadership in this school. Half the time they don't know if they're coming or going. Some teachers have excellent teaching skills, but are prohibited by those who hold higher positions. The school has a tendency to change the way they do things half way through the year.

Posted by a parent on 09/02/04

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Test scores for White Sands Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
White Sands Elementary School
Las Cruces Public Schools
New Mexico
* In 2011-2012 New Mexico used the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in Reading and Math. The NMSBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
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White Sands schools — White Sands Elementary School is located at 290 Picatinny Ave, White Sands NM 88002. 290 Picatinny Ave is in the 88002 ZIP code in White Sands, NM The school district for White Sands Elementary School is the Las Cruces Public Schools. White Sands Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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