6400 Uptown Blvd. NE
Suite 460 West
Albuquerque 87110 Map
By working together with schools, parents and communities, APS Indian Education Department works to develop enhanced and supportive Indigenous educational opportunities for all Native American students by increasing knowledge of Native values through teaching language and cultural differences.
The Indian Education Department (IED) was established as part of the Albuquerque Public School district in 1974, with the primary purpose for advocacy and representation for the 115 different American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Tribes enrolled in the school district. There are approximately 5,650 or 5.1% AI/AN students currently enrolled in APS.
Indian Education News
Change to the Summer School tuition process for Native American Students who plan to attend the 2013 Summer School sessions.
March 28, 2013
APS Indian Education’s 7th annual event is scheduled for April 17.
February 26, 2013
More than 15 colleges and universities are scheduled to participate.
September 25, 2012
September 7, 2012
Back to School supplies distribution for eligible Native American students who are currently enrolled in APS. Eligible students are those students with a Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) and a completed 506 form on file at APS Indian Education Department or at the student's school. Distribution will begin on August 1, 2012 through August 31, 2012 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Monday-Friday.
July 19, 2012