Farmington High School - 2200 Sunset Ave. - Farmington, NM - 87401 - (505)324-0352
Principal: Tim Kienitz
Assistant Principals: Kristi Burns, Seth Martinez, Rocky Moore
Counseling Staff: Stepheny Alexander, Dorene Bohannon, Jennifer Martinez, Nancy Miszkiel, Charlotte Simpson, Stacy VanMeter, Anneliese Weyrauch, Dacia Yazzie
Farmington High School (FHS) is a rural public school with approximately 1420 students located in Farmington, New Mexico. Farmington is nestled in the San Juan River Valley, within sight of Coloradoís rugged San Juan Mountains and the desert highlands of Arizona and Utah. Farmington is the commercial center of the Four Corners Region with a population of 46,000 people. The city borders the Navajo Indian Reservation.
Farmington High School students have a traditional seven period schedule with 52 minutes of instruction, per class, per day. FHS offers 19 AP classes. Students may take one AP class their freshmen year, two their sophomore year and they may take unlimited AP classes their junior and senior years. All students are required to have a laptop for classroom and home use. The computer is provided by the school district.
Thirty two percent of the students are Caucasian, 29 percent are Hispanic, 38 percent are Native American, and one percent are a combination of other races. Fifty two percentof the students are currently receiving free or reduced lunch. FHS is in a Title I School District.
2017 Farmington High School Graduating Class
96 percent of the 2017 graduates were accepted to a college or university
Approximately $6.7 million in scholarship aid was awarded to the class of 2017
Farmington High School Grading Scale
97.5-100: A+ Outstanding in thoroughness, accuracy, and performance
79.5-87.4: B Above average in performance
69.5-77.4: C Average performance
59.5-67.4: D Below average in performance, but acceptable for graduation credit
For purposes of computing a studentís GPA, the following point system is used:
AP classes have grades weighted as follows (An A+ is not given in AP classes):
GPA is scored on a “weighted” scale (4.0)
Rank is reported in “exact” numbers
Rank is calculated on a “weighted” point scale
Rank is reported in “deciles”
34 percent of the class of 2017 are going to 4-year institution; 60 percent of the class of 2017 are going to 2-year institution; 6 percent of the class of 2017 are going to the military, a mission, or the workforce
Rank covers periods from either January to May or August to December