Hobbs is the largest city in southeastern NM, and serves as the retail center for an area encompassing some 140,000 residents within a 55-mile radius. Hobbs has seen rapid growth since 2000 and continues to attract new retail and industrial projects.
Forward-thinking and innovative, Hobbs offers optimal opportunities for business and living!
- Hobbs Municipal Schools
- City of Hobbs
- McVay Drilling
- Lea Regional Medical Center
- Zia Racetrack, Casino, & Hotel
- Geo Group
- New Mexico Junior College
Education is the backbone of a healthy workforce!
Hobbs Municipal School district comprises 19 different campuses including 5 new or remodeled elementary schools. At 88.5%, Hobbs High School has the highest graduation rate among large schools in New Mexico. Enrollment rates climb every year with around 10,000 students in 2018.
HMS has invested $125 million in the past eight years into new campuses and renovations at every campus to ensure all children attend school in a safe, secure and inviting environment.
With a 16:1 Student Teacher ratio, HMS offers great education opportunities including 2 Dual Language Schools, 45 Advanced Placement/Pre-AP courses, and Early College courses for students to receive Associate Degrees while in high school. In addition, HMS has SkillsUSA classes and numerous career certifications.