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Public Record Requests

How to submit a request for public records from Albuquerque Public Schools.

Albuquerque Public Schools follows procedures contained in the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act (NMSA 1978, Chapter 14, Article 2) and the New Mexico Attorney General's published compliance guide.

Public Record Request Guidelines

  • Requestors should be specific in describing the records requested.
  • Requests for justifications of actions are not proper requests under the law.
  • Requests must include the requestor's full name, phone number, and the mailing address where the requested documents will be sent.

How to Submit a Request for Public Records

Step 1: Write your request in a letter, an email, or a memo. Include the following information:

    • Your full name
    • Your phone number
    • The mailing address where the APS Custodian of Records will send the requested documents.
    • A specific description of the records requested.

Step 2: Deliver your request:

    • or by email to: 
    • or by fax to: (505) 872-8864
    • by mail to:
      Custodian of Public Records
      P.O. Box 25704
      Albuquerque, NM 87125
    • or deliver in person to:
      APS Communications
      6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 630-East
      Albuquerque, NM

What to Expect

  • Upon receipt of written or electronic Inspection of Public Records request, the APS Custodian of Records will respond in writing within three business days to acknowledge receipt of that request.
  • After determining if the requested records exist, and are subject to inspection, copies of the records will be made available for review at the APS district offices at 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Arrangements can be made to have the results of requests mailed, if necessary.
  • The district charges 50 cents per page for copies of records. APS can invoice you when you receive the copies.
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