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Bloomfield High School

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Posted March 26, 2008

I graduated from BHS, it is an excellent school. The teachers at BHS are very helpful. They helped me graduate a year early and answered my college questions. The AP classes are very informative and challenging. I would reccomend this school to anyone!
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 26, 2007

This school offers great Pre-AP and AP programs. Teachers encourage their students to excel at anything.
—Submitted by a student


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

218 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
23%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 41% in 2013.

218 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
33%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Mexico used the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in Reading and Math, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. The NMSBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2013.

163 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 56% in 2013.

163 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
49%
Science

The state average for Science was 40% in 2013.

163 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Mexico used the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in Reading and Math, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. The NMSBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

All Students26%
Female21%
Male31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Native American16%
White46%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilities5%
English Language Learner Current9%
English Language Learner Exited17%

Reading

All Students32%
Female45%
Male19%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Native American23%
White49%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities5%
English Language Learner Current9%
English Language Learner Exited8%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Mexico used the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in Reading and Math, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. The NMSBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the New Mexico Public Education Department. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

All Students33%
Female31%
Male35%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Native American27%
White43%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities12%
English Language Learner Current11%
English Language Learner Exited10%

Reading

All Students48%
Female51%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Native American36%
White62%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities18%
English Language Learner Current22%
English Language Learner Exited10%

Science

All Students39%
Female37%
Male40%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Native American23%
White45%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities12%
English Language Learner Current17%
English Language Learner Exited10%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Mexico used the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in Reading and Math, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. The NMSBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the New Mexico Public Education Department. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

The state average for Math was 38% in 2011.

163 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2011.

163 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
55%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2011.

163 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
35%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 47% in 2011.

163 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
43%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 New Mexico used the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test students in grade 11 in Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies. As of 2012, New Mexico will use only the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in reading and math. The NMHSSA is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

All Students49%
Female46%
Male51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
Native American37%
White60%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learners10%

Reading

All Students46%
Female49%
Male43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Native American32%
White55%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learners5%

Science

All Students49%
Female45%
Male53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Native American33%
White60%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learners10%

Social Studies

All Students52%
Female50%
Male54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Native American38%
White68%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learners10%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 New Mexico used the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test students in grade 11 in Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies. As of 2012, New Mexico will use only the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in reading and math. The NMHSSA is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the New Mexico Public Education Department. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
American Indian/Alaska Native 36% 10%
Hispanic 35% 59%
White 28% 26%
Black 1% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 59%N/A68%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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520 North First St
Bloomfield, NM 87413
Phone: (505) 632-4316

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