Farmington High School

2200 Sunset Ave
Farmington, NM 87401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Farmington High School serves 1,740 students in grades 9-12.
Farmington High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (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 ≥80% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 58%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,740 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Top 50% in NM)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Farmington High School's student population of 1,740 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,740 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
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School Rankings

Farmington High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Farmington High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#19 out of 217 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
25%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥80%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
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American Indian
41%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
25%
62%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
27%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Graduation Rate
81%
66%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
74%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
1%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Farmington High School's ranking?
Farmington High School is ranked #19 out of 217 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in New Mexico.
What schools are Farmington High School often compared to?
Farmington High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Piedra Vista High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% NM state average), while ≥80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% NM state average).
What is the graduation rate of Farmington High School?
The graduation rate of Farmington High School is 81%, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 66%.
How many students attend Farmington High School?
1,740 students attend Farmington High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Farmington High School students are American Indian, 27% of students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Farmington High School?
Farmington High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Farmington High School offer ?
Farmington High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Farmington High School part of?
Farmington High School is part of Farmington Municipal Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,740 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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