Albuquerque Public Schools knows when it comes to education, choice matters. Some students excel in traditional neighborhood schools; others crave a more intimate setting with focused areas of study.
At APS we have the Right Fit, whether your child is passionate about math and science, language, the arts, sports, earning college credit and more.
Learn More about our Magnet Schools:
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)
Diploma Programme at Sandia High a highly rigorous, internationally recognized programme of study to develop inquiring, open-minded, knowledgeable, risk-taking, principled, and reflective world citizens.
Multiple Paths to Graduation
At School on Wheels, students explore careers and gain experience through job shadowing and internships as they earn their diploma.
Freedom High focuses on resiliency and decision-making strategies for success in the workplace and in college.
College Credit in High School
Students at College & Career High School,earn a high school diploma along with their associate's degree or credits towards a bachelor's degree. Free tuition and books!
Early College Academy students experience a high school environment with Career Enrichment Center and CNM courses on site.
Career Awareness & Readiness
At the Career Enrichment Center students take classes in a variety of career areas including nursing, emergency medicine, engineering, languages and auto mechanics.
Project Based & Technology
nex+Gen Academy High School offers a collaborative and rigorous learning experience focused on real-world projects in a technology-rich environment -- a New Tech Network National Demonstration School and US News and World Reports "America's Best High Schools 2016."
Zuni Elementary School emphasizes project-based learning and collaboration using the latest technology.
We have many dual language schools such as Coronado and Longfellow elementaries and Hayes STEM mid-school where students speak and learn in both English and Spanish. Students also can earn a bilingual seal on their diploma by completing a dual language program in high school.
Desert Willow Family School is a K-8 program that combines public school classes with home-based instruction.
APS Charter Schools
APS authorizes 19 charter schools that operate independently from the district but are held accountable by APS.