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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

APS... to the Point

January 2018

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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.
Tune In for 2nd Annual Budget Call-In Show
6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, on KANW 89.1 FM
Student of the Week Frida Vargas
Fourth-grader at Mountain View Elementary School
Annual Metro Youth Art Exhibit Opens Feb. 28
More than 1,000 pieces by APS middle and high school students are included in the exhibit that runs through March 11.
Rio Grande to Benefit from Graduation Acceleration Grant
The grant was awarded to Mission: Graduate to help more young people to high school graduation and post-secondary success.