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Budget and Strategic Planning

Mission Statement: The Albuquerque Public Schools Budget and Strategic Planning Office will continually strive for an equitable, accurate, cohesive financial plan through strategic actions that will maximize, distribute and safeguard the resources available.

Contact Information

Physical Address:
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 320 East Albuquerque 87110 Map

Phone: (505) 880-3764
Fax: (505) 830-0770

Full staff listing

Through dedicated teamwork, we will support our district and community to ensure the success of our students through their K-12 educational development and career seeking journey.

Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

Approved Budget for Fiscal Year 2021

The New Mexico Public Education Department approved a $1.56 billion budget for APS on July 1, 2020. The budget provided funding for 12,600 full-time jobs.

Budget Breakdown
FundAmount (rounded)
Operational $819 million
Capital $347 million
Debt Service $148 million
Federal Grants $127 million
about Food Service $62 million
Transportation $21 million
State/Local Grants $17 million
Athletics $2.4 million
Instruction Materials $749,000

Adjusted Budget Due to the Coronavirus

The economic toll of the global pandemic, including its negative impact an oil and gas revenue which helps pay for public education in New Mexico, devastated school funding. The APS operational budget for fiscal year 2021 was reduced by more than $40 million to about $778 million. To cover the shortfall, the district cut 180 jobs mostly through attrition as well as department budgets and several programs and services.

Electronic Budget Transfers

  • Physical Address:
    6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 320 East Albuquerque 87110 Map
  • Main Phone: (505) 880-3764
  • Fax: (505) 830-0770

Contact Us

Staff listed by employee, with email address and phone number.
Employee Contact Information
Rosalinda Montoya
Executive Director of Budget
Julianne Hix
Senior Director of Budget
Sandra Jenkins
Executive Administrative Assistant
Chad Chandler
Senior Budget Analyst
Rosemary Bien
Budget Analyst
Charlene Lippert
Budget Analyst
Linda McLaughlin
Budget Analyst
Raphael Torres
Budget Analyst
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