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Aztec Special Education Complex is One of a Kind

Posted September 19, 2017 - The new facility serves more than half of the state's most severe special needs students and their families.

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APS Bond Rating Remains Steady

Posted August 25, 2017 - The good rating allows the district to borrow money at a lower interest rate, putting more money directly into schools.

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Mountain View Elementary School Grand Opening

Posted August 23, 2017 - 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23

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We Are APS

Albuquerque Public Schools is an intricate part of the Central New Mexico community it serves. Its boundaries stretch over 1,200 square miles across the city of Albuquerque and to the Sandia Mountains to the east, the Sandia and Isleta Indian reservations to the north and south and beyond the volcano cliffs to the west.

More than 84,000 students are taught by 6,000 teachers in 142 schools. APS is among the largest urban school districts in the nation and is Albuquerque's number two job provider with 14,000 full and part-time employees.

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Support the APS Community

Our support for students and employees extends beyond the school day, and we depend on solid partnerships within the community to meet the needs of those we serve. We work closely with local and state government, public and private colleges, and countless businesses – big and small – to make Albuquerque a great place to grow up, learn and live.

Interested in helping out? There are lots of ways you can support us, whether it’s by volunteering in the classroom, donating new shoes and socks to the APS Community Clothing Bank or contributing to our non-profit APS Education Foundation. Your help is appreciated. After all, we’re all in this together.

icon_orange_parents  Volunteer

Volunteer with APS and make a difference.

orange_house  The APS Community Clothing Bank

Helping students in need to get clothes, shoes, undergarments and
coats so they can focus on learning

icon_orange_child  Student, Family, and Community Supports

Provides programs, resources, and school-based services focused on
improving access, positive well-being, and support of our communities.

icon_orange_calender  Facilities Rentals

Reserve a school classroom, gym, or cafeteria online.

icon_orange_bullhorn  Legislative Affairs

Get information on the legislative agenda and policies affecting education in New Mexico.

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Plan in Place for Weather-Related Delays, Closures
Get updates at APS.edu, Facebook, Twitter and SchoolMessenger.
APS Counselors Go to Aztec Following School Shooting
A group of highly trained APS counselors are providing support, information and resources.
Grant Provides Books for Students New to the Country
Highland High School is using a $25,000 Success Award from the APS Education Foundation to buy books for students just learning to read English.
Deep Diving
In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy looks at ways the district is helping schools to improve including instructional rounds.
Aztec in our Thoughts & Prayers
A message from Superintendent Raquel Reedy about the school shooting at Aztec High School in Northern New Mexico.