Española Public Schools
|Española Public Schools|
|Motto||Reaching for Excellence, one student at a time.|
|Students and staff|
In the year 2000 the district had a total of 16 schools with approximately 6,103 students. In the 2011–2012 school year, the district had an enrollment of 4,970. Currently there are 10 elementary schools,a kindergarten center, a middle school, and a high school.
The New Mexico Public Education Department criticized Martinez, who left in 2017 and was paid $130,000 and leave money as part of a buyout. That year the school board members changed in composition to a significant degree.
In addition to Española, the district serves:
- Sections of Rio Arriba County, including: Abiquiu, Alcalde, Canova, Chamita, Chili, Dixon, El Duende, Hernandez, La Mesilla, La Villita, Los Luceros, Lyden, Medanales, Ohkay Owingeh, Pueblito, San Jose, Santa Clara Pueblo, Velarde, and a portion of Ojo Sarco
- Sections of Santa Fe County, including Chimayo, La Puebla, Rio Chiquito, Santa Cruz, Sombrillo, and a portion of El Valle de Arroyo Seco
|Name||Position||Took office||Up for|
|Jeremy G. Maestas||Board President, District 4||2019||2023|
|Brandon Bustos||Vice-President, District 2||2019||2025|
|Katrina J. Martinez||Secretary, District 1||2021||2023|
|Ruben Archuleta||Member, District 5||2015||2023|
|Javin Coriz||Member, District 3||2021||2025|
List of schools
- Secondary schools
- Española Valley High School
- Carlos F. Vigil Middle School
- Elementary schools
- Abiquiu Elementary
- Alcalde Elementary
- Chimayo Elementary
- Dixon Elementary
- Eutimio "Tim" Salazar, III (Fairview) Elementary
- Hernandez Elementary
- James H. Rodriguez (Española) Elementary
- San Juan Elementary
- Tony E. Quintana (Sombrillo) Elementary
- Velarde Elementary (scheduled for closing in 2015-2016 SY)
- Kindergarten Centers
- Los Niños Kindergarten
- "Española Valley Schools Superintendent resigns, put on administrative leave". KRQE. 2016-04-06. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
- "Española School District hires new superintendent". KRQE. 2016-06-10. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
- Carillo, Edmundo (2017-05-12). "Española schools hope to get 'back on track'". Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
- "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Rio Arriba County, NM" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2021-07-30.
- "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Santa Fe County, NM" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2021-07-30.