Highland Middle School

Highland Middle School serves 671 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Highland Middle School operates within the Hobbs Municipal s School District.

Overview

The student population of 671 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 671 students
Highland Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Highland Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Highland Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 14:1
Highland Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
59%
60%
Highland Middle School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
5%
2%
Highland Middle School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
36%
25%
Highland Middle School White Students (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Highland Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.38
Highland Middle 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.
38%
61%
Highland Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2013)
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.
10%
6%
Highland Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,205 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,594 is less than the state average of $16,127. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,457 is less than the state average of $16,153. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Hobbs Municipal s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
3
Number of Students Managed 9,205 312
Hobbs Municipal s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $77 MM $10 MM
Hobbs Municipal s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $76 MM $10 MM
Hobbs Municipal s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,594 $16,127
Hobbs Municipal s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,457 $16,153
Hobbs Municipal s School District 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 Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Coronado Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HobbsCoronado Elementary School
    2600 North Brazos
    HobbsNM 88240
    (505)433-0100
    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 389 students                      
  • HobbsTaylor Elementary School
    1700 East Yeso
    HobbsNM 88240
    (505)433-0100
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 400 students                      
  • HobbsBroadmoor Elementary School
    1500 North Houston
    HobbsNM 88240
    (505)433-0100
    1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 351 students                      
  • HobbsSanger Elementary School
    2020 North Acoma
    HobbsNM 88240
    (505)433-0100
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 383 students                      
  • HobbsMills Elementary School
    200 West Copper
    HobbsNM 88240
    (505)433-0100
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 421 students                      

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