Highland Junior High School

Highland Junior High School serves 669 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Highland Junior High School operates within the Hobbs Municipal s School District.

Overview

The student population of 669 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 669 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Highland Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Highland Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 14:1
Hispanic
63%
59%
Black
5%
2%
White
28%
26%
All Ethnic Groups Highland Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Highland Junior High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.39
Highland Junior High School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
52%
61%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,831 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Hobbs Municipal s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 8,831 589
District Total Revenue $77 MM $10 MM
Hobbs Municipal s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $76 MM $10 MM
Hobbs Municipal s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,594 $16,127
Hobbs Municipal s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,457 $16,153
Hobbs Municipal s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hobbs High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Houston Junior High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Coronado Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HobbsCoronado Elementary School
    2600 North Brazos
    HobbsNM 88240
    (505)433-0100
    0.2 mi | 458 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • HobbsTaylor Elementary School
    1700 East Yeso
    HobbsNM 88240
    (505)433-0100
    0.9 mi | 446 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • HobbsBroadmoor Elementary School
    1500 North Houston
    HobbsNM 88240
    (505)433-0100
    1 mi | 391 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • HobbsSanger Elementary School
    2020 North Acoma
    HobbsNM 88240
    (505)433-0100
    1.1 mi | 392 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • HobbsMills Elementary School
    200 West Copper
    HobbsNM 88240
    (505)433-0100
    1.1 mi | 453 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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Did You Know?
Hobbs, NM public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.43, which is higher than the New Mexico average of 0.37. The most diverse school in Hobbs is Homebound/hospital. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Mexico or national school diversity statistics.