The population of 24,000 students served by Las Cruces Public Schools includes 75% Hispanic and 75% Economically Disadvantaged learners. More than 10% of students are English Language Learners.
During the 2015-2016 school year, 2 high schools adopted Agile Mind’s Intensified Algebra I program to support students who had struggled previously in mathematics. Program participants made dramatic gains in achievement, outperforming regular Algebra I students across the district.
Agile Mind Intensified Algebra I students at Las Cruces were significantly more likely to achieve graduation requirements, with 42% earning 3 or higher on PARCC, compared to 30% for regular Algebra I students.