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Every Kid Can Code

Posted April 2, 2018 - North Star Elementary School is using money from the Success Award to teach students coding and robotics.

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Aztec's Imagination Playground Encourages Creative Play

Posted March 21, 2018 - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico and KaBOOM! partnered with the APS Education Foundation to provide new playground equipment at the APS Aztec Special Education Complex.

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How We're Addressing School Safety

Posted February 16, 2018 - Our response to concerned parents and guardians wanting to know what measures APS takes to keep students and staff safe.

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We Are APS

Albuquerque Public Schools is an intricate part of the Central New Mexico community it serves. Its boundaries stretch over 1,200 square miles across the city of Albuquerque and to the Sandia Mountains to the east, the Sandia and Isleta Indian reservations to the north and south and beyond the volcano cliffs to the west.

More than 85,000 students are taught by 6,000 teachers in 143 schools. APS is among the largest urban school districts in the nation and is Albuquerque's number two job provider with 14,000 full and part-time employees.

Learn More About Albuquerque Public Schools

Support the APS Community

Our support for students and employees extends beyond the school day, and we depend on solid partnerships within the community to meet the needs of those we serve. We work closely with local and state government, public and private colleges, and countless businesses – big and small – to make Albuquerque a great place to grow up, learn and live.

Interested in helping out? There are lots of ways you can support us, whether it’s by volunteering in the classroom, donating new shoes and socks to the APS Community Clothing Bank or contributing to our non-profit APS Education Foundation. Your help is appreciated. After all, we’re all in this together.

" " Volunteer

Read more about volunteering with APS. Make a difference.

" " The APS Community Clothing Bank

Helping students in need to get clothes, shoes, undergarments and coats so they can focus on learning. Read more about the Clothing Bank.

" " Student, Family, and Community Supports

Provides programs, resources, and school-based services focused on improving access, positive well-being, and support of our communities. More information about Student, Family, and Community Supports.

" " Facilities Rentals

Reservation available online for school classrooms, gyms, or cafeterias.

" " Legislative Affairs

Get information on the legislative agenda and policies affecting education in New Mexico.