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Albuquerque Public Schools is a school district
School district
School districts are a form of special-purpose district which serves to operate the local public primary and secondary schools.-United States:...

 based in Albuquerque, New Mexico
New Mexico
New Mexico is a state located in the southwest and western regions of the United States. New Mexico is also usually considered one of the Mountain States. With a population density of 16 per square mile, New Mexico is the sixth-most sparsely inhabited U.S...

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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.

Schools


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

High schools

School Nickname Location Enrollment Year Opened
Albuquerque High School
Albuquerque High School
Albuquerque High School is a public senior high school near Downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is a part of the Albuquerque Public School district. Enrollment at AHS stands at 1,803.-History:...

Bulldogs Downtown 1,803 1879
Atrisco Heritage High School Jaguars Southwest 1,750 2008
Cibola High School
Cibola High School (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
Cibola High School is a public Senior high school located on the West Side of Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is part of the Albuquerque Public Schools district. Due to rapid population growth in the surrounding area, CHS was largest high school in New Mexico by 2006 and was severely overcrowded, with...

Cougars
Cougars
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Northwest 2,197 1976
Del Norte High School Knights Northeast 1,348 1964
Eldorado High School
Eldorado High School (Albuquerque)
Eldorado High School is a public high school located in northeast Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is part of the Albuquerque Public Schools system...

Eagles
Eagles
The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner.With five number one singles, six Grammys, five American Music Awards, and six number one albums, the Eagles were one of the most successful musical acts of the...

Northeast 1,954 1970
Highland High School
Highland High School (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
Highland High School is a public high school located in southeast Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is part of the Albuquerque Public Schools District. Their mascot is Herbie the Hornet. The school mascot was named after a Naval ship, the USS Hornet. This leads to the school colors of navy blue and gold...

Hornets Southeast 1,797 1949
La Cueva High School
La Cueva High School
La Cueva High School is a public high school located in northeast Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is part of the Albuquerque Public Schools District. Their mascot is a bear. The La Cueva Cluster has several middle and elementary schools that feed into it, of which include Desert Ridge, Madison, and...

Bears Northeast 2,149 1986
Manzano High School
Manzano High School
Manzano High School is a public high school located in northeast Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is part of the Albuquerque Public Schools system....

Monarchs Southeast 2,037 1960
Rio Grande High School
Rio Grande High School
Rio Grande High School is a public high school located in The South Valley, Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is part of the Albuquerque Public Schools system....

Raven
Raven
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Southwest 1,957 1959
Sandia High School
Sandia High School
Sandia High School is a Public High School located in the northeast heights of Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is a member of the Albuquerque Public Schools district. The current enrollment is 2,071.-History:...

Matadors Northeast 2,071 1957
Valley High School
Valley High School (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
Valley High School is a public high school in the North Valley area of Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is part of the Albuquerque Public Schools district...

Vikings Central 1,663 1954
Volcano Vista High School
Volcano Vista High School
Volcano Vista High School is a public senior high school located on the West Mesa of Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is a part of the Albuquerque Public Schools. Enrollment at the school stands at 2,196....

Hawks Northwest 1,846 2007
West Mesa High School
West Mesa High School
West Mesa High School is a public senior high school in Albuquerque, New Mexico, located on the city's West Mesa. It is a part of the Albuquerque Public Schools. The school colors are scarlet, royal blue and white, and their mascot is the Mustang...

Mustangs
Mustang (horse)
A Mustang is a free-roaming horse of the North American west that first descended from horses brought to the Americas by the Spanish. Mustangs are often referred to as wild horses, but there is intense debate over terminology...

Southwest 2,292 1966

Middle schools


Primary schools


Alternative schools

  • Amy Biehl Charter School
  • Career Enrichment Center
    Career Enrichment Center
    The Career Enrichment Center, or CEC, is an Albuquerque Public Schools Magnet High School. It provides specialized Science, Technology and Vocational classes for students from all APS High Schools. It also has its own specialized high school and associate degree program. This program is called the...

  • Evening High School
  • Family School
  • Freedom High School
  • Juvenile Dentention Center Educational Unit
  • New Futures School
  • School On Wheels
  • Stronghurst Alternative