|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Valley Christian Academy 0.7 miles||n/a|
|Lighthouse Academy 1 miles||n/a|
|The Academy 1.2 miles||n/a|
|Gateway Christian School 1.9 miles||n/a|
|Mesa Middle School 3.3 miles|
In 2011, Sierra Middle School had 17 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New Mexico average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Roswell Independent Schools School District
The New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Students are assessed in reading, science and math in grades 3 through 9.
Students are scored at four levels: below beginning step, nearing proficiency, proficient or advanced. The goal is for students to score at or above the proficient level.