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I Run. What 's Your Superpower?

Posted October 27, 2014 - Griegos Elementary hosted a jog-a-thon that brought together students, families and the community.

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Motivated by the chance to change things

Posted September 9, 2014 - Read Superintendent Brad Winter's column that appeared in the Sept. 9th edition of the Albuquerque Journal.

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Happy Birthday Community Stadium!

Posted September 9, 2014 - The district’s newest athletic facility celebrates its first anniversary.

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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.

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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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Improving School Security
In the last bond election in 2016, voters approved millions of dollars for safety upgrades and improvements.
Discussing Tragic Events with Children
A member of District Stress Management and Recovery Team offers tips for talking to students in the wake of the school shooting in Florida.
How We're Addressing School Safety
Our response to concerned parents and guardians wanting to know what measures APS takes to keep students and staff safe.
Florida School Shooting Victims in our Thoughts & Prayers
A message from Superintendent Raquel Reedy
Student of the Week Frida Vargas
Fourth-grader at Mountain View Elementary School