Albuquerque Public Schools

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Albuquerque Public Schools
Type and location
Motto Expect great things!
Established 1891
Country United States
Location Albuquerque, New Mexico
District information
Superintendent Brad Winter (interim)
Students and staff
Students about 90,000
Teachers 6,500
Other information

Albuquerque Public Schools is a school district based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Founded in 1891, the Albuquerque Public School District (APS) is the largest of 89 public school districts in the State of New Mexico. In 2010 it had a total of 139 schools with some 89,500 students. It had 89 elementary, 27 middle and 13 high schools, as well as 10 alternative schools.


A complete list of schools is available on the Albuquerque Public Schools school list.

Secondary schools[edit]

High schools[edit]

School Nickname Location Enrollment Year Opened
Albuquerque High School Bulldogs Downtown 1,741 1879
Atrisco Heritage High School Jaguars Southwest 2,476 2008
Cibola High School Cougars Northwest 1,859 1976
Del Norte High School Knights Northeast 1,264 1964
Eldorado High School Eagles Northeast 1,917 1970
Highland High School Hornets Southeast 1,632 1949
La Cueva High School Bears Northeast 1,897 1986
Manzano High School Monarchs Northeast 1,843 1960
Nex+Gen Academy Griffins Northeast 264 2010
Rio Grande High School Ravens Southwest 1,618 1959
Sandia High School Matadors Northeast 1,956 1958
Valley High School Vikings Central 1,371 1954
Volcano Vista High School Hawks Northwest 2,238 2007
West Mesa High School Mustangs Northwest 1,654 1966

Middle schools[edit]

Primary schools[edit]

Alternative schools[edit]

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