The mission of Bloomfield School Community, united in diversity, is to equip and prepare individuals to become positive, productive, and contributing members of society by instilling a strong work ethic, a thirst for knowledge and a passion for learning in a safe, engaging, and challenging environment.
Bloomfield Schools' attendance area covers approximately 1500 square miles. There are seven schools which house approx. 3000 students. Approximately one-third of the students are Anglo, one-third Hispanic and one-third are Navajo. All schools are accredited by the State of New Mexico.
Communities served by the Bloomfield Schools are: Archuleta, Nageezi, Navajo Dam, Chaco Canyon, West Hammand, Blanco Canyon, Largo Canyon, Blanco Trading Post Area, Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle, Navajo Agriculture Products, Inc. (N.A.P.I.), Huerfano, Bloomfield, Carson, Pump Canyon, Gobernador, Blanco, Turley, Escrito, Sims mesa, Lybrook, and Kimbeto.
A great area to live and raise a family, Bloomfield School District is centrally located in an area referred to as the "Four Corners". It is the only place in the United States where four states (New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Arizona) meet at a common point.
The people in the area are a diverse group that share common values of church, family, independence, and advocate for excellence in education.
The school district is surrounded by mountain ranges although the local terrain is primarily rolling plateaus and mesas. The average rainfall is 5 inches yearly with a mild average annual temperature of 51 degrees and low humidity.
Reservoirs, rivers, wilderness areas, national parks, Navajo Lake, and millions of acres of San Juan National Forest provide limitless opportunities for recreation.
Quality Education is a priority of the seven schools in the district and offer an excellent, highly academic environment. Over 44% of the graduating seniors receive scholarships for post-secondary study. Class sizes in grades K-3 average 22 students. Full counseling services and nursing services are available in each school. Five of the seven schools have full time certified library media specialists.
Starting salaries for teachers is $32,964 and fringe benefits include: health, vision, dental and life insurance as well as a salary continuation option and a state retirement plan.
The Bloomfield School District consists of 7 schools and three other sites: