On Monday, the state rolled out its first 2012 grades for more than 800 of New Mexico’s elementary, middle and high schools, providing the Roswell Independent School District with a base of how to structure next year’s curriculum. New Mexico Military Institute and Parkview Early Literacy Center each received a question mark, meaning the two are viewed by the Public Education Department as private institutions and thus not evaluated by the department.
Of the 22 schools in the Roswell Independent School District, two received A’s, four received B’s, five received C’s, eight received D’s and one failed.
Previously the state assessed schools largely based upon annual student test scores. Now other indicators including past test scores, academic growth, graduation rates, attendance and college and career preparedness are part of the evaluation process.
Susan Sanchez, interim superintendent, said “The RISD had 55 percent of its schools proficient in Login to read more