3700 College Blvd
Farmington, NM 87401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Heights Middle School serves 704 students in grades 6-8.
Heights Middle 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 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 18:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Heights Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

Heights Middle School's student population of 704 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
704 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Heights Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Heights Middle School is 0.70, which is more 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
This School
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#137 out of 742 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
28%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
25%
60%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
41%
23%
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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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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
71%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 704 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in NM
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 5%)

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