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APS Schools of Choice Now Accepting Applications
Education is no longer one size fits all, so APS is offering more and more choices for our students, including several magnet schools and alternative programs. Registration is going on now.
Education is no longer one size fits all, so Albuquerque Public Schools is offering more and more choices for our students, including several magnet schools and alternative programs. Registration is going on now.
You can download many of the applications here or contact the schools/programs for more information.
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College Credit in High School
College & Career High School, located on the CNM campus, allows students to get their high school diploma while earning a two-year college degree, certificate or credits towards a bachelor’s degree. Students pay no tuition for college classes or textbooks. www.aps.edu/aps-cnm (505) 224-4880
The Early College Academy offers college prep in an intimate environment. Students take high school classes in the morning and college/career classes at UNM, CNM or the Career Enrichment Center (sister school to ECA) in the afternoon.
cec.aps.edu (505) 247-3658.
Rigorous College Prep
The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme at Sandia High School is world renowned for its rigorous academic approach that stresses critical thinking, problem solving and depth over breadth learning. The program will have students exceptionally well prepared to succeed at the university level. www.aps.edu/ib (505) 294-1511.
The Career Enrichment Center provides advanced, in-depth learning to students who take core classes at their home high school and courses in a variety of career areas at CEC. Subjects taught include nursing, emergency medicine, engineering, languages and auto mechanics. cec.aps.edu (505) 247-3658
is a full-time online high school that blends online classes with face-to-face instruction. Most classwork is completed online with communication available between students and their teachers and peers. Hands-on instruction, such as science labs, requires students to show up for collaborative work. They also take final exams in person. Students set their own schedules.
nex+Gen Academy is a small community school that emphasizes project-based learning, self-motivation and autonomy in a collaborative working environment. Students are expected to build and demonstrate mastery of standards in core content through technology integration. Technology is viewed as a professional tool to advance student work. nexgen.aps.edu (505) 878-6400
Marketable Job Skills
School on Wheels is an alternative work study/credit recovery high school providing a high school education and marketable job skills. Students take traditional classes in the morning and gain work-study experience in the afternoon. Students become responsible citizens through school-to-work experiences, student-led evaluations, service learning and portfolio presentations. schoolonwheels.aps.edu (505) 243-2395
Personalized Credit Recovery
Freedom High School provides a personalized, small-school setting for students who have faced barriers to earning their high school diploma but have the determination to graduate. The program is semi-self progress and allow students to recover credit, move forward and in many cases graduate on time or early. freedom.aps.edu (505) 884-6012.
Eubank - literacy and fine arts (505) 299-4483
Inez - science and technology (505) 299-9010
Coronado - language immersion (505) 843-8283
Zuni - technology (505) 881-8313
Longfellow - language immersion (505) 764-2024
Emerson- community (505) 255-9091
Desert Willow Family School is a K-8 program that combines public school classes with home-based instruction. This unique arrangement helps parents take an active role in the education of their children. Students develop their own knowledge by actively engaging in problem solving land community activities.
dwfs.org (505) 888-1647
New Futures promotes rigorous learning and also provides essential services that support and foster good parenting practices. The learning environment creates autonomous, life-long learners who are prepared for post-secondary education.
newfutures.aps.edu (505) 883-5680