Gadsden Independent Schools

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The Gadsden Independent School District (GISD) is a New Mexico school district headquartered in Sunland Park. Gadsden ISD's superintendent is currently Efren Yturralde and Deputy. Deporte Superintendent would be Steve Suggs. GISD serves Doña Ana County and southern Otero County with a total territory of 1,400 square miles (3,600 km2).[1] The school district is named for James Gadsden.

As of 2015 it has 14,200 students.[1]

Cities and Towns[edit]

Cities and towns served by the district include the following:

Educational Facilities[edit]

Its educational facilities include the following:[2]

  • 4 high schools (Gadsden High School, Santa Teresa High School, Chaparral High School, and Alta Vista Early College High School)
  • 3 junior-high schools (Chaparral Middle School, Gadsden Middle School, Santa Teresa Middle School)
  • 16 elementary schools
  • 4 pre-Kindergarten schools
  • 1 administrative complex
  • 1 regional treatment hospital
  • Gadsden ISD Warehouse
  • 1 alternative school(Desert Pride Academy)


  1. ^ a b "GISD History." Gadsden Independent Schools. Retrieved on August 19, 2015.
  2. ^ Gadsden ISD Listing

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