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Posted April 30, 2018

Class of 2018 Graduation Schedule

Most students graduate the week of May 7.

Del Norte graduates

Graduation ceremonies for most Albuquerque Public Schools students are set for the week of May 7, though graduates of the College & Career Class of 2018 will pick up their diplomas on Saturday, May 5, during CNM's commencement.

Graduates of the Career Enrichment Center nursing program will participate in a pinning ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, at the UNM Continuing Education Conference Center.

The Black Student Union Rite of Passage Ceremony will be held Sunday, May 6, at 6 p.m. at the Sheryl Williams Stapleton Performing Arts Center.

Del Norte will kick off the comprehensive high school graduations at 2:30 p.m. Monday, May 7. The Sandia Matadors will be the final Class of 2018 to get their diplomas at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12. The 13 comprehensive high schools will hold their 2018 commencements at Tingley Coliseum; ceremonies for the magnet schools will be at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

Graduation Schedule by School 

2018 Graduation Schedule by Day

Comprehensive High Schools

  • Monday, May 7: Del Norte, 2:30 p.m.; Albuquerque High, 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 8: Rio Grande, 2:30 p.m.; Manzano, 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 9: Atrisco Heritage, 2:30 p.m.; Eldorado, 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 10: La Cueva, 2:30 p.m.; Volcano Vista, 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, May 11: West Mesa, 2:30 p.m.; Cibola, 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 12: Valley, 10:30 a.m.; Highland, 2:30 p.m.; Sandia, 6:30 p.m.

Magnet Schools

  • Monday, May 7: eCademy, 10:30 a.m.; nex+Gen Academy, 1:30 p.m.; Transition Services, 4:30 p.m.; School on Wheels, 7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 8: New Futures, 11:30 a.m.; Freedom High, 2:30 p.m.; Early College Academy, 5:30 p.m.

2018 Graduation Schedule by School

Comprehensive High Schools

2017 grad schedule 2

School Date Time
Albuquerque High Monday, May 7 6:30 p.m.
Atrisco Heritage Wednesday, May 9 2:30 p.m.
Cibola Friday, May 11 6:30 p.m.
Del Norte Monday, May 7 2:30 p.m.
Eldorado Wednesday, May 9 6:30 p.m.
Highland Saturday, May 12 2:30 p.m.
La Cueva Thursday, May 10 2:30 p.m.
Manzano Tuesday, May 8 6:30 p.m.
Rio Grande Tuesday, May 8 2:30 p.m.
Sandia Saturday, May 12 6:30 p.m.
Valley Saturday, May 12 10:30 a.m.
Volcano Vista Thursday, May 10 6:30 p.m.
West Mesa Friday, May 11 2:30 p.m.

Magnet Schools

2017 grad schedule alt schools

School Date Time
College and Career Saturday, May 5 noon
Early College Academy Tuesday, May 8 5:30 p.m.
eCADEMY Monday, May 7 10:30 a.m.
Freedom Tuesday, May 8 2:30 p.m.
New Futures Tuesday, May 8 11:30 a.m.
nex+Gen Monday, May 7 1:30 p.m.
School on Wheels Monday, May 7 7:30 p.m.
Transition Services Monday, May 7 4:30 p.m.

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