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Piedra Vista High School
5700 College Bouelvard
Farmington, New Mexico
                        87402

Icon depecting a telephone        (505) 599.8880

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Principal: Dave Golden

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DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION (by %)
Total Enrollment 1,415 students
American Indian
26.59%
Asian
 0.93%
Black or Afican American
 0.80%
Caucasian
38.91%
Hispanic or Latino
32.68%


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5700 College Blvd.
Farmington, NM  87402


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Farmington Municipal School District:
Farmington Municipal School District is a public school district located in Farmington, New Mexico, population 46,000. The district covers an 807 square mile area in central San Juan County. The district also serves the communities of Napi and a portion of Flora Vista. All FMS district schools above elementary school are supplied with MacBook computers in which the students and teachers can take home. FMS serves over 11,000 students per year.

Piedra Vista High School:
Piedra Vista is one of three high schools in Farmington, NM and is home to approximately 1,500 students, grades 9-12. The school opened in the fall of 1998 and graduated its first senior class in 2000. Piedra Vista students have a traditional seven period schedule. In addition to meeting the state graduation requirements, PVHS students must also complete a senior exhibition project to graduate. Seniors must job shadow a professional in the community, complete a research project or volunteer a minimum of thirty hours. Students then prepare awritten and oral report for the community presentations. Students are also required to take at least one AP, Honors or Dual Credit course as a graduation requirement.



Demographics  (47% eligible for Free or Reduced Lunch program)
        Caucasian: 39%
        Hispanic 33%
        Native American 26.5%                   
        Other 1.5%




Awards
        • School Grade   2012-2016:   Piedra Vista High School received an “A” grade by the PED, State of New Mexico for the past four academic school years.

        • 1st Place Director's Cup Award 2012-2013: Piedra Vista High School received the 1st Place Director's Cup Award for excellence in academics, athletics, and activities: best award
           given in the State of New Mexico to a school by the New Mexico Activities Association.

        • Top Ten School In New Mexico 2012

        • SREB 2011:  Piedra Vista High School was one of thirteen schools nationwide to earn the prestigious SREB High Schools that Work Award.



Grading Scale



97.5-100:       A+ Outstanding in thoroughness, accuracy,and performance
89.5-97.4:      A
87.5-89.4:      B+
79.5-87.4:      B Above average in performance
77.5-79.4:      C+
69.5-77.4:      C Average in performance
67.5-69.4:      D+
59.5-67.4:      D Below average in performance, but acceptable for graduation credit
For purposes of computing a students GPA, the following point system is used:

A+   4.3
A      4.0
B+   3.3
B      3.0
C+   2.3
C     2.0
D+  1.3
D     1.0

AP Classes are weighted on a 5.0 scale


Graduation Requirements

English:
Mathematics:
Science:
Social Studies:
4  Credits
4
3
3.5
PE:
Health:
Foreign Language or
Career Cluster:
1
.5

1
Electives:
Senior Exhibition:
Dual Credit/AP/Honors:
6
1
1

Advanced Placement and Honors Courses Offered                                                                                               A.P. Testing Profile

English 11
English 12
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Statistics and Probability
Biology
Physics
Chemistry
Environmental Science
French
Spanish
World History
US History
Government & Politics
Human Geography
Physical Science Honors
Biology Honors
English 9 Honors
English 10 Honors
AP Tests Taken: 313
# at 3 or better: 133


Class of 2016 Matriculation
30% - 4 year University of College
40% - 2 Year College or Trade School
30% - Military Enlistment or Workforce
93% - Accepted to a 2 or 4-year school