Piedra Vista High School

5700 College Blvd
Farmington, NM 87402
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Piedra Vista High School serves 1,484 students in grades 9-12.
Piedra Vista High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the New Mexico state average of 25%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower 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 70% 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: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,484 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Top 20% in NM)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Piedra Vista High School's student population of 1,484 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
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School Rankings

Piedra Vista High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Piedra Vista High School is 0.71, 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
This School
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#130 out of 217 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
25%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
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American Indian
32%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
32%
62%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
30%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
86%
66%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
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 Piedra Vista High School's ranking?
Piedra Vista High School is ranked #130 out of 217 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Mexico.
What schools are Piedra Vista High School often compared to?
Piedra Vista High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Farmington High School, Aztec High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% NM state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% NM state average).
What is the graduation rate of Piedra Vista High School?
The graduation rate of Piedra Vista High School is 86%, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 66%.
How many students attend Piedra Vista High School?
1,484 students attend Piedra Vista High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
32% of Piedra Vista High School students are American Indian, 32% of students are Hispanic, 30% of students are White, 4% 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 Piedra Vista High School?
Piedra Vista High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Piedra Vista High School offer ?
Piedra Vista High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Piedra Vista High School part of?
Piedra Vista High School is part of Farmington Municipal Schools School District.

School Reviews

5   12/17/2016
This is the best school in the county and even surrounding counties, High expectations and more focused on school compared to Farmington High school. Very preppy which is nice in some ways. If you want your child to get a good education I would definitely recommend having them come here.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Jonessa

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,484 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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