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Building Use Categories, Fee Schedule, How to Pay

Are you interested in renting APS facilities? Find out about building use categories, fee schedules, and payment information.

Payment Information

Checks, cashier's checks, cash or money orders are accepted. Make your check or money order payable to "Albuquerque Public Schools"We cannot accept online payments or payments with credit cards at this time. You can deliver payment in one of two ways:

  1. By Mail: Payments can be sent through postal mail to 915 Locust SE, Room 4, Albuquerque, NM 87106, Attention: Monica McComas.
  2. In-Person: Payments can be hand-delivered to 915 Locust SE, Room 4. Payment is expected within 10 days of the invoice date.

Rental Fees and Rate Schedules

Minimum Facility Use Fees

A minimum facility use charge of two hours is required for any event scheduled outside of custodial staff's regular duty day.

Building Use Categories

Category 1: APS Programs.
Authorized Parent Organizations, Booster Club Activities, APS Departments. No rental fees are charged.
Category 2: Educational Entities.
Public Education Department. No rental fees are charged for use of school facilities. Use of conference facilities will incur rental charges. Contact the Facility Use Specialist to inquire.
Category 3: Public Interest Groups.
Neighborhood Associations, Neighborhood Watch Groups, Charter Schools, Support Groups. For 501c3 organizations, documentation of non-profit status must be provided. No rental fees are charged for use of school facilities. Use of conference facilities will incur rental charges. Contact the Facility Use Specialist to inquire.
Category 4: Youth Sports and Before & After School Programs/Permit Fee.
Razzle Dazzle, AYBL, AAU, USSSA, YMCA, Junior Wrestling, Club teams. See Rate Schedules below for fees.
Category 5: Recreational, Religious, Political and Other Non-Profits.
Church Groups, Political Organizations, Private Schools. See Rate Schedules below for fees.
Category 6: Commercial, For-Profit Groups, and others.
For-profit programs or events. See Rate Schedules below for fees.
Category 7: TV and Film Production Companies.
See the rate schedules below for fees.

TV and Film Production Company Rates, Category 7

About Last-Minute Requests

Last-minute requests will add an additional $1,000 to each category. Last-minute means any Agreement that is not signed by the requestor at least 1-week prior use of the property.

Fee Schedules

Parking Areas Fees per Day
Type of AreaFee per day
Catering/Base Camp/Crew Parking $2,500
Parking Lots, Dirt or Paved
(vehicles parking only, under 50 vehicles)
$1,000
Flat Fees
Type of AreaFee for 0-8 hrs.Fee for 8-14 hrs.
School hallways, bathrooms, classrooms,
lobby, patio areas, and playgrounds
(including set up and tear down)
$1,200 $1,500
Auditorium or Theater or Lecture Hall
(including set up and tear down)
$1,500 $2,000
Cafeteria or Library
(including set up and tear down)
$1,500 $2,000
Kitchen
(Requires Cafeteria Director Approval
and additional fees may apply.
A kitchen staff member must be
present and will be invoiced separately
by Food Services.)
$1,800 $2,200
Fees Charged for Additional APS Staffing
APS Staffing TypeFee
Custodian: 2-hour minimum $50 per hour
APS Sound Staff TBD
Kitchen Staff: If needed Invoiced separately
by APS Food Services
APS Security:
If deemed necessary
by school administration
Invoiced separately
by APS Police
Fees subject to change.
Equipment Fees
Type of EquipmentFee
Sound Equipment and
Stage Lighting
(Not including APS Staff Fees)
$40/hour
Gym Scoreboard $400/day
Volleyball Standards $300/day
Wrestling Mats $500/day
Athletic Facilities Fees
All Athletic Facility Area rental requests need to be approved by the school's Athletic Director.
Type of AreaFee for 0-8 hrs.Fee for 8-14 hrs.
Elementary School Gym $1,500 $2,000
Middle School Gym $1,500 $2,000
High School Auxiliary School Gym $1,500 $2,000
High School Main Gym $2,500 $3,000
Baseball, Softball,
Football, Soccer Fields,
Tracks and Tennis Courts
$1,200 $1,500
Weight Room, Wrestling Room,
Dance Room
$1,000 $1,500

Athletic Facilities Rental Fees, Categories 1-6

Athletic Facilities Rental Fees
Athletic Facility AreaNon-Profit
Rate
Other
Rate
Elementary School Gym $37/hour $100/hour
Middle School Gym:
Requires Athletic Director Approval
$52/hour $150/hour
High School Auxiliary Gym:
Requires Athletic Director Approval
$47/hour $112/hour
High School Main Gym:
Requires Athletic Director Approval
$62/hour $187/hour
Baseball, Softball, Football, Soccer Fields:
Requires Athletic Director Approval
$37/hour $87/hour
Weight Room, Wrestling Room, Dance Room:
Requires Athletic Director Approval
$37/hour $87/hour
Tracks/Tennis Courts:
Requires Athletic Director Approval
$27/hour $50/hour
Gym Scoreboards $10/day $20/day
Volleyball Standards $10/day $20/day
Wrestling Cheer Mats $10/day $20/day

School Facility Rental Fees, Categories 1-6

School Facility Rental Fees
School Facility AreaNon-Profit
Rate
Other
Rate
Auditorium, Theater, Lecture Hall
$62/hour $162/hour
Sound Equipment $10/day $20/day
Stage Lighting $10/day $20/day
Cafeteria, Library $37/hour $112/hour
Classroom, Lobby,
Indoor Common Areas
$27/hour $62/hour
School Grounds
(playgrounds, patio area, parking lots)
$25/hour $60/hour

Fees Charged for Additional APS Staffing, Categories 1-6

Kitchen Facility Rentals require Cafeteria Director approval. The standard rental fee for kitchen facilities is $137 per hour or for non-profits $37 per hour. Additional fees may apply. A kitchen staff member must be present and will be invoiced separately by Food Services.
Fees Charged for Additional APS Staffing
APS Staffing TypeNon-Profit 
Rate
Other 
Rate
Custodian:
2-hour min. required
$35/hour $35/hour
Custodian for 
Categories 1, 2, 3:
2-hour min. required
$45/hour $45/hour
Kitchen Staff: 
If needed
Invoiced
separately by
Food Services
Invoiced
separately by
Food Services
APS Security:
If deemed necessary
by school administration
Invoiced 
separately by
APS Police
Invoiced 
separately
by APS Police

Special Permit Fees for Youth Sports and
Before and After School Programs

Special Permit Fees for Youth Sports and
Before and After School Programs
Program TypeRate
Per Use
Rate by Semester
and Year
Youth Sports Practices Only $30 per use for
1 to 6 uses
$275/semester or $500/year
Before and After School Programs Once per week $150/semester or $300/year
Before and After School Programs Two or more
times per week
$375/semester or $600/year

Questions?

Contact Monica McComas, Senior Facilities Usage Specialist at or (505) 842-3521 if you have any questions.