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Desert Ridge Middle School

Desert Ridge is a middle school serving grades 6-8 in learning zone 4.

Desert Ridge is a top-rated neighborhood school, serving the Northeast Heights since 1997. We offer a rigorous curriculum for grades 6-8 and a variety of electives programs, including an award-winning fine arts department. We also serve one of the largest special education populations in the city, with Gifted, Autism, Intensive Global Support, and Cross-Categorical programs. We boast an active and generous parent community, great sports programs, and a variety of after-school clubs.

School Profile

Principal: Kathy Alexander
Phone: (505) 857-9282
Fax: (505) 857-0201

Physical Address:
8400 Barstow NE Albuquerque, NM 87122

School Details

School Type: Middle (6-8)
School Calendar: Traditional
Established: 1997
Enrollment: 1045
Location Code: 430

Leadership and Learning

Learning Zone 4
Assoc. Superintendent
Troy Hughes

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Employee Contact Information
Kathy Alexander
Leslie Saucedo
Assistant Principal
Liz Olsen
Attendance Clerk
Dena Wayne
Savannah Nelson
Katelyn Burd
Special Education Head Teacher
Kristin Grenemyer
Cyndi Brault
Health Assistant
Sherry Reinacher
Cafeteria Manager