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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
Principal
Leslie Saucedo
Assistant Principal
Liz Olsen
Attendance Clerk
Dena Wayne
Secretary/Bookkeeper
Savannah Nelson
Registrar
Katelyn Burd
Special Education Head Teacher
Kristin Grenemyer
Nurse
Cyndi Brault
Health Assistant
Sherry Reinacher
Cafeteria Manager