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APS District

  • National Ranking: APS is the 31st-largest school district in the US
  • Geographic Area: the APS district covers a 1,230-square mile area that encompasses all of the Albuquerque Metropolitan area in Bernalillo County and a small portion of Sandoval County, New Mexico
  • Elementary Schools: APS has 89 elementary
  • Middle Schools: APS has 27 middle schools.
  • High Schools: APS has 13 high schools.
  • Alternative Schools: APS has 12 schools of choice.
  • Charter Schools: 20 APS-Authorized Charter Schools and 35 State-Authorized Charters Schools.

APS Facilities Design + Construction

  • Capital budget: nearly $1 billion in both new educational facility capital projects as well as improvements and refurbishments in the district's schools between 2010 and 2016.
  • Current Projects: FD&C currently has 146 projects in design or construction totaling approximately $378 million
  • Square Feet: approximately 15 million square feet of traditional school buildings, portable classrooms, and administrative offices and facilities
  • Elementary School Design Standards: APS elementary schools encompass kindergarten through 5th grades, average 45,000 square feet, and are designed to accommodate up to 850 students
  • Middle School Design Standards: APS middle schools accommodate grades 6 through 8, average 100,000 square feet, and are designed to house up to 1300 students
  • High School Design Standards: APS high schools hosts grades 9 through 12, average 320,000 square feet, and are designed to accommodate up to 2200 students

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September 2018

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News
UPDATE: Shelter in Place lifted at George I. Sanchez - Wednesday, Oct. 17
Save the Date: School Showcase is Thursday, Oct. 25
Albuquerque Public Schools knows when it comes to education, choice matters.
Plan in Place for Weather-Related Delays, Closures
Get updates at APS.edu, Twitter and SchoolMessenger.
It's National School Lunch Week
Millions of meals are prepared, transported and served each year by APS Food and Nutrition Services.
Seeking Input on Proposed 2019-20 Calendar
APS is considering an Aug. 12 start date; the last day of school would be May 21.