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Please click on the New Mexico Public Education Department logo above to read information regarding instructions for completing the "Quality of Education" survey for Koogler Middle School.



Check on Delays, Cancellations, and more at the District Website

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Food Services:click Here


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KMS Technology Sponsor

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Congratulations Desiree Platts :)

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Desiree was selected from many highly qualified applicants for the position of 2014 - 2015 KMS Yearbook editor.

Student Schedules and Grades can be seen on the Parent Portal. You may stop by KMS to get help getting your login information.

We have volunteer teachers who will have the library open every Wednesday starting September 4th to help students and parents the hours will be 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm child must have a ride home at 5:00 pm.  Last Day for this service May 7th.

Last Day of School May 23rd 1/2 day only ends at 11:05 am 


Welcome to Koogler Middle School

Tiger UP Never Give UP!



The mission of Koogler Middle School is to work together  with the community, students, and families to create a safe and challenging learning environment, to encourage lifelong learning, and to internalize the values of the  “Tiger Pride” Positive Behavior Program.

We Live Tiger Pride: Preparation-Respect-Integrity-Dedication-Empathy

Committed to Students – Committed to Community – Committed to Academic Excellence 

Ricky L. M. Espinoza Principal-Don A Fritz Assistant Principal-Jean Mataalii Dean/AD


Click on the Dashboard to see KMS data and compare us to other schools in the State.

US Rated "A" School & National Runner Up National Safe School of the Year

Public Education  Current Grade Classification= D


39 KMS Students Hit the 4.0 GPA Mark

Third Nine Weeks!

6th Grade Average GPA 2.75
7th Grade Average GPA 2.88
8th Grade Average GPA 2.63
Campus  Average GPA 2.75


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Congratulations Koogler Math Counts Team for Placing 3rd in regional competition.

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7th Grade Tiger Pride Award for Empathy Ms. Dills & Mr. Frost

7th Grade Tiger Pride Award for Empathy

Mrs. Shaffer recieves a $5000 Centruy Link Grant for KMS

Mrs. Shaffer recieves a $5000 Centruy Link Grant for KMS

Middle School Boys XC Team Champions 2013 Coach Mr. Kresl

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KMS Cheerleaders

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State Champion Archery Team

State Champion Archery Team

DI State Champions Neon Ninjas

DI State Champions Neon Ninjas

Farmington SWAT Team Visits KMS

Farmington SWAT Team Visits KMS

Grades are given on Common Formative Assessments, Quizzes, Tests, (Semester Exams) Projects, Research Papers and Notebooks. Your child's teacher should be giving at least two grades per week starting in the 1st nine week grading period.

Grades are not given on items to be considered student practice.

Grades should be a reflection of what degree the student has mastered a National Common Core Standard over all semester grade should be a reflection of what a student’s score on the New Mexico Standards Based Assessment is projected to be.

Most practice work will be done in the classroom or Tiger Up Time, very little should end up at home however if a student doesn't take advantage of TuT or Class Time, then the expectation is that it should go home as work to be done at home. The idea behind this practice is to have a licensed teacher/administrator/peer tutor in the room while practice is being done in the event a student needs help.

Tiger Up Time is designed to do these types of tasks:

  1. Give short curriculum progress assessments (CPA) to judge where our student's are in regards to specific common core standards.These assessments are very short and shouldn’t take longer 10-15 min.
  2. Students are allowed to work on any practice assignments that they didn’t get done in class during this time.
  3. Students can make up or redo CPAs or classroom assessments, the campus target for assessments is 75% mastery.
  4. Students can read during this time, class work, receive peer or teacher tutorial help.
  5. Students may receive tutorial work or help from a teacher when they need help in a subject.
  6. Students may receive specific help based on assessment results.

Advanced Class Requirements:

For a student to be eligible for advanced placement in core classes, the students must meet the following criteria:

  1.  3.5 GPA for the final grading period of the previous year
  2. A score in the highest 50% range of proficient or any score that is advanced in both math and reading


  1.  Completion of a parent contract with administration for approval


KMS DANCE: May 22nd  from 1:35 pm to 3:00 pm students must be picked up by 3:05 pm    

 students who have failing grades or have had an office referral in the month of April 11th-May are not allowed to attend KMS Dances or Activities. Please make sure you have your ID Badges for admittance into the dance.


Koogler Middle School's Library will have PowerSchool parent portal access codes available for parents to pick up, in person. This access code will allow you to view your student’s grades and attendance information via the internet. These access codes will need to be picked up, in person, from the librarian (Round 300 Bldg) or the KMS Technology Aide. Library office Hours are from 8:00 am – 3:45 pm Tuesdays -Thursdays and Mondays 8:00 am – 2:15 pm. If you click on the links below you can: Sign In when setup, view a how to video and download a how to set of directions. For more information you can call 1-505-334-6102 ext. 1623 Library or 1-505-334-6102 ext. 1612 for the KMS Technology Aid.

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KMS Report Cards are on a nine week cycle with Progress reports approximately every 4.5 weeks.


Quarter 1 August 9 to October 14

Quarter 2 October 15 to January 7 End of Semester 1

Quarter 3 January 8 to March 17

Quarter 4 March 18 to May 23 End of Semester 2


Student Progress can be found at any time by guardians and parents by logging into the Parent Portal.

Middle of the Quarters are on these dates:

Progress Check date 1 Week of September 9

Progress Check date 2 Week of November 11

Progress Check date 3 Week of February 17

Progress Check date 4 Week of April 28

 Koogler Middle School

       455 North Light Plant Road 
       Aztec, New Mexico 87410 
         phone (505) 334-6102

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School Code:  nm169

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Take The Quality of Education Survey - this data can help us with our School Grade in June.

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For information on Sylvan Learning please contact Pruda Trujillo, M.A. Executive Director

3030 E. Main Building A-5

Farmington, NM 87402

Phone: 505-599-9390

email: sylvan@gobrainstorm.net

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