What Makes Hobbs Schools Great?

Hobbs Municipal Schools

Good Schools Moving Towards Greatness!

Hobbs Municipal schools is devoted to providing a world class education to the children in our community.  As a district who practices the tenets of professional learning communities, we believe Mentoring our new teachers is vital to developing and maintaining academic excellence in our district.  Our district is lead by Superintendent TJ Parks, a believer in providing Inviting Schools to our community.

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We are currently hiring, Elementary, Special Education, Bilingual, Secondary Spanish, and Mathematics and Science positions.
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Teacher Technology
  • Personal laptop
  • Docking station in classroom (Connects Laptop to Large Monitor, keyboard, and mouse)
  • Projector
  • Document camera
  • Access to computer lab
  • 5 student computers in classroom (Elementary)
  • Access to class set of Laptops
  • Technology ratio computer to student 2:1
  • $25 million Bond Passed by 90% voter approval
  • HMS has invested $125 in the past 8 years into 5 new campuses and renovations at every campus to ensure ALL children attend school in a safe, secure and inviting environment.
  • Safety Corridors and Security Cameras on every campus.

Hobbs Municipal Schools pays direct costs to Eastern New Mexico University and tuition reimbursement to other universities to teachers who wish to earn their Master’s.

New Mexico schools are part of a 3-tiered licensure system which allows teachers to advance through a salary schedule based on years of experience and education.
  • Level I teachers (BA and zero to 5 years of experience) earn a minimum of $34,000;
  • Level II teachers (BA/MA and more than 3 years of experience) earn a minimum of $44,540; and a
  • Level III (MA or NBCT and six years of experience) earn a minimum of $55,528.
$1,575 Advanced Placement Stipend
$1,050 AP Vertical Team Stipend
$2,625  Bilingual and TESOL Stipend

Up to $2,500 signing Stipend for high needs positions.
At A Glance
HMS  (67 percent Hispanic, 28 percent Anglo and 5 percent Black).

60% of HMS students qualify for free and reduced lunch and thus are deemed low income or Title 1 schools, allowing for Teacher Loan Forgiveness application programs.
HMS has been recognized as one of three most improved academic districts in the state of New Mexico by Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera. 


Hobbs Municipal Schools Statistics
  • 83% (15) of all campuses rated C or better according the NM Public Education Department School Grading. 
  • 72% (13) rater A or B.
  • Hobbs High School has the highest graduation rate among large schools in NM @ 88.5%
  • 9,900 Students
  • 13 Elementary Schools
  • 3 Middle Schools (6-8)
  • 1 Alternative Campus
  • 1 Freshman Campus
  • 1 Comprehensive High School 10-12
  • 1400 staff, 600 Certified Staff
  • 16:1 Student Teacher Ratio
  •   and one motto–
Teachers TEACH, students LEARN, and everyone CARES.

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