Heights Middle School

3700 College Blvd
Farmington, NM 87401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Heights Middle School serves 735 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is higher 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 57% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 735 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Heights Middle School's student population of 735 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
735 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Heights Middle School is 0.72, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
25%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
57%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Heights Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
27%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
27%
62%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
37%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
74%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Heights Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Heights Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Heights Middle School often compared to?
Heights Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hermosa Middle School, Tibbetts Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% NM state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 33% NM state average).
How many students attend Heights Middle School?
735 students attend Heights Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Heights Middle School students are White, 27% of students are American Indian, 27% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Heights Middle School?
Heights Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Heights Middle School offer ?
Heights Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Heights Middle School part of?
Heights Middle School is part of Farmington Municipal Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 735 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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