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State Official to honor Logan Schools

Posted Date: 08/23/2023

State Official to honor Logan Schools


New Mexico’s Education Secretary is scheduled to honor Logan Municipal Schools this week for all three of its schools attaining the Spotlight School designation for high academic attainment.

Logan superintendent Dennis Roch told the school board about the achievements during its Aug. 7 meeting.

Logan’s elementary, middle and high schools each earned the Public Education Department’s Spotlight Schools designation for landing in the top 25th percentile for achievement in English, mathematics and science.

State Secretary of Education Arsenio Romero is scheduled to honor the district during an in-person visit on Thursday.

Roch said the average New Mexico school earned a 53 grade in assessments. Logan Elementary scored a 55. Comparing other area schools, Roch reported that Tatum scored a 55, Dora 51 and Mosquero 35.

Logan Middle School scored a 59. With other area schools, Grady scored a 59, Melrose 48 and Fort Sumner 34.

Logan High School scored a 76, which tied with Los Alamos, a district with a high number of Ph.Ds in households. Des Moines scored a 63 and Texico 54.