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Desert Ridge Middle School

Desert Ridge is known for having high academic success and a diverse student body. Desert Ridge's academic success has been recognized both in Albuquerque and statewide. DRMS has one of the highest reading and math scores in the state. DRMS received the school grade of “A” from the Public Education Department.

Contact Info

Address:
8400 Barstow NE Albuquerque, NM 87122
Map

Phone: (505) 857-9282
Fax: (505) 857-0201
Established: 1997
Enrollment: 1045
Location Code: 430

Contact Us

Person Title Phone
Kathy Alexander Principal (505) 857-9282
Gloria Wells Secretary (505) 857-9282 ext. 33818
Leslie Saucedo Assistant Principal (505) 857-9282 ext. 33812
Jennifer Nagel Assistant Principal, Special Education (505) 857-9282 ext. 33802
Dena Wayne Clerk/Attendance (505) 857-9282 ext. 33800 or 33805
Amanda Schlindwein Counseling/Registrar (505) 857-9282 ext. 33806
Tahirih Garcia Special Education Head Teacher (505) 857-9282 ext. 33811
Cindy Hatcher Cafeteria Manager (505) 821-4655
Jenica Christopherson Nurse (505) 857-9282 ext. 33814
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News
Elizabeth “Betsy” McClung, Speech Language Pathologist
Student of the Week Solara Tafoya
5th grader at Griegos Elementary School
Dismissal Schedule for Last Day of School
Thursday is a half-day for students; Friday will be a work day for teachers and educational assistants.
Watch the 2017 Graduation Ceremonies Online
We've posted videos of all of our high school commencements.
2017-18 School Calendar
Students return to class on Monday, Aug. 14, and wrap up the school year on Thursday, May 23.