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Get Covered APS! Medicaid Enrollment Event on Saturday, Aug. 23

Posted August 14, 2014 - Free healthcare event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Albuquerque High cafeteria.

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Expanded Campaign

Posted August 14, 2014 - APS Education Foundation expands its grant opportunities through Broader Horizons.

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Video Helps Freshmen Survive High School

Posted August 12, 2014 - Volcano Vista student officers create a survival guide for incoming 9th graders.

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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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APS Test Scores Improve
The average gain was 3.5 percentage points in English/language arts and 1.6 percentage points in math.
Back to School in July for Several APS Schools
Hawthorne, Los Padillas and Whittier start school on July 30. The first day of school for eight elementaries that follow an alternative calendar is July 23.
Time to Register Students for School
Register online using ParentVUE. The first day of school is Monday, Aug. 13!
2018-19 Grading Periods
Here are the six week, nine week and trimester grading periods for the 2017-18 school year.
All APS Employees to Get at Least 2.5% Raise
The increase goes into effect July 1.