Hobbs school information

IndexHobbsNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores15%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools1966779,221
Total private schools216324,874
Total post-secondary schools2557,963
The Hobbs, NM educational system consists of 19 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Hobbs public schools have average test scores of 15% which is 33% lower than than the New Mexico average and 70% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hobbs public schools is 17:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 67.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 66.2% have completed high school, 14.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hobbs are 70% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Hobbs.
  • 67.1% of people in Hobbs have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.2% of people in Hobbs have completed high school.
  • 14.6% of people in Hobbs have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hobbs

IndexHobbsNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade67.1%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school66.2%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college42.1%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.7%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.6%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.8%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Hobbs (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hobbs, NM36,86315%70%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lynnwood, WA36,86146%6%
Brighton, NY36,87560%22%
Lake Worth, FL36,83848%2%
Oakville, MO36,83859%20%
Plant City, FL36,83043%13%
Hobbs, NM36,86315%70%
Source: The Hobbs, NM education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.