Artesia High School serves 800 students in grades 10-12.
Artesia High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 25%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 58%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 10-12
- Enrollment: 800 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 58%
- Graduation Rate: 80-84% (Top 50% in NM)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20%
- Math Proficiency: 40-49% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 70-79% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education
Artesia High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Artesia High School's student population of 800 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Artesia High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 217 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Artesia High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#35 out of 217 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Artesia High School's ranking?
Artesia High School is ranked #35 out of 217 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico.
What schools are Artesia High School often compared to?
Artesia High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Goddard High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% NM state average), while 70-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% NM state average).
What is the graduation rate of Artesia High School?
The graduation rate of Artesia High School is 80-84%, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 77%.
How many students attend Artesia High School?
800 students attend Artesia High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Artesia High School students are Hispanic, 42% of students are White, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Artesia High School?
Artesia High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Artesia High School offer ?
Artesia High School offers enrollment in grades 10-12
What school district is Artesia High School part of?
Artesia High School is part of Artesia Public Schools School District.
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