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North Star ES SWAT Team Online Film Festival

January 17, 2017 - The goal of the 2017 NS SWAT Team Film Festival is to promote creativity and video creation within elementary schools in the Albuquerque Public Schools. We challenge you to create a video with a mobile device! No need to rent special gear or a studio. Whether you have access to an iPad, Android, Windows Surface Tablet, iPad Mini, iPod Touch, you have a film studio in the palm of your hand! All you need is a video editing application and a camera and you're set

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Student of the Week Ivonne Robles

January 17, 2017 - Second grader at La Luz Elementary

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Student Advisors Give Input on Academic Plan

January 12, 2017 - Superintendent Reedy wants feedback from those most impacted by the plan.

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New to Town?

Visit our newcomers page, where you'll find information about Albuquerque.

Welcome to military families!

Are you moving to Albuquerque with the military? Please call (505) 855-9040 for special help with enrollment, transfers, and other issues.

Volunteer at APS

Parents are a kid's first and most important teachers. Did you know? Parent involvement is closely linked to academic achievement and self-confidence.

Have a positive impact on a child's education. Learn more about volunteering.


Volunteer In Spanish

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Manzano Mesa's Homework Diner

Watch this national story by NBC News' Chelsea Clinton on the APS elementary school's successful family program.

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Who to Call

Service Center
(505) 855-9040
For questions about anything that affects your child

APS Switchboard
(505) 880-3700

Board of Education
(505) 880-3737

School Boundaries
(505) 855-9040

Student Transportation Services
(505) 880-3989

(505) 881-8421

Homework Helpline
(505) 344-3571

Summer School
(505) 855-9870

(505) 855-9040

Charter School Information
(505) 855-9889

Contact your child's teacher for:

  • Questions or concerns about grades
  • Classroom happenings and incidents
  • Bullying in the classroom

Contact your child's principal for:

  • When you can't talk to the teacher
  • Parking lot drop-off questions
  • Playground questions

Contact your child's counselor for:

  • Bullying
  • Friendship and relationship questions
  • Information on getting free school supplies

Contact your child's activities director or athletic director for:

  • Student club questions, including sponsorship or coaching
  • Student eligibility for extracurricular activities

Contact Student Transportation Services for:

  • Bus stop questions
  • Bus service information

Visit Student Transportation Services

Contact Food and Nutrition Services for:

  • Lunch menus
  • Free and reduced-price lunches
  • Ingredients lists

More about Food & Nutrition Services

Contact your School Nurse for:

  • Immunization requirements for school attendance
  • Medications at school
  • Help with health referrals

Contact with Other Questions and Issues:

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    Five Priorities and Feeder School Communities
    In her weekly message to employees, Superintendent Reedy outlines her plan for making APS into a premier district.
    APS Has the Right Fit for Your Child
    We're highlighting our magnet schools during School Choice Week Jan. 22-28.
    Nomination deadline extended to Jan. 26
    Up to four educators will be honored in the spring.
    Reginald Chavez Begin Quest to Become an IB School
    A $10,000 grant from Southwest Capital will help the elementary school start the process as well as support other innovative classroom and school proposals.
    Apply Now for 2017-18 Teaching Jobs
    We're accepting applications for science, math, bilingual and special education teachers.