Artesia High School

1006 West Richardson
Artesia, NM 88210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Artesia High School serves 807 students in grades 10-12.
Artesia High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Artesia High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

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School Overview

Artesia High School's student population of 807 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 10-12
Total Students
807 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Artesia High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 742 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Artesia High School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#258 out of 742 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
57%
60%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
41%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
89%
75%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Students: 807 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 10% in NM)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 50%)

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