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School Choice

Get the most out of available educational opportunities by exploring your student’s ideal curriculum through the APS Office of Innovation School Choice Fair.

Albuquerque Public Schools Office of Innovation and School Choice

School Choice Fair

October 3, 2019, 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Berna Facio Professional Development Center
3315 Louisiana Blvd. NE, Albuquerque 87110

From early college opportunities and STEM to the arts and dual language, there is an APS magnet or charter school available
to match each student’s interests and aspirations.

Choose the best path for your education.

With 19 APS magnet schools and 32 APS-authorized charter schools available, the School Choice Fair is your chance to learn more about the specialized learning opportunities that help students get the most out of their education and set them on the path toward their dreams.

San Antonito STEM Magnet School Students

Learn about APS's magnet and charter school options.

On Thursday, October 3, 2019, Representatives will be on-hand with applications for the lottery selection and transfer process(es) for families to complete onsite, as well as with more information on the unique focus available at each specialized school of choice.

Cien Aguas International School Students

List of Magnet Schools: Elementary
Magnet SchoolFocusBoundaries
Coronado Dual Language No Boundary
Inez Science and Tech Neighborhood
Janet Kahn Arts Integration Neighborhood
Longfellow Dual Language & Performing Arts Neighborhood
Mission Avenue Engineering the Future Neighborhood
San Antonito STEM Environmental Science Neighborhood
Zuni Tech and Communication Neighborhood
List of Magnet Schools: Middle and K-8
Magnet SchoolFocusBoundaries
Desert Willow Home-School Hybrid No Boundary
Garfield Engineering the Future Neighborhood
Hayes Dual Language Neighborhood
Coyote Willow Home-School Hybrid No Boundary
List of Magnet Schools: High Schools
Magnet SchoolFocusBoundaries
BlendED Digital and Project Based Learning, Flexible Scheduling No Boundary
College and Career High School Early College No Boundary.
On CNM Campus 
ECA/CEC Early College and Career Exploration No Boundary. Bus runs from all Comprehensive High Schools
Engineering is the Future at Valley High School Engineering the Future School within
a School 
Freedom Competency Based Learning No Boundary
Nex+Gen New Tech Network No Boundary
IB at Sandia High School International Baccalaureate School within
a School
School on Wheels Mastery Learning No Boundary
List of Charter Schools
Charter SchoolsGradesFocus
Coral Community Charter School PreK-6 Single-gender classes, quality instruction, individualization
Christine Duncan's Heritage Academy PreK-8 Social and high academic achievement/dual language setting
Montessori of the Rio Grande Pre K-12 Learn/contribute to community. Achieve full potential
International School at Mesa del Sol PreK-12 Meaningful, comprehensive contemporary education to all students
William W. and Josephine Dorn Charter Community School K-5 Improve academic performance and self-esteem
New Mexico International School K-6 Inquiry-based teaching and learning, the acquisition of languages
Alice King Community School K-8 Structured curriculum supported by discipline and mutual respect
Cien Aguas International K-8 Dual language instruction, research and environmental sustainability
Mountain Mahogany Community K-8 Critical thinkers, diverse perspectives
Corrales International K-12 International baccalaureate curriculum, excellence in multilingual education
El Camino Real Academy K-12 Science, technology engineering and math
Native American Community (NACA) K-12 Grow, become leaders, and prepare to excel in both college and life
21st Century Public Academy 5-8 Sense of personal responsibility, independence and community interdependence
Cottonwood Classical Preparatory 6-12 Develop highly-skilled, socially-responsible learning activists
La Academia de Esperanza 6-12 Educating and meeting the individual needs of each of our students
Public Academy for Performing Arts (PAPA) 6-12 Small, supportive educational community, pursue excellence in the performing arts
Robert F. Kennedy Charter High School 6-12 Prepares, motivates, and supports
South Valley Academy 6-12 Small school setting, high academic standards for all
Los Puentes Charter School 7-12 Provides personalized, structured, academic and extracurricular activities integrated with mental health
ABQ Charter Academy 9-12 Redefine the high school experience
ACE Leadership High School 9-12 Encourage young people who love to design and build things with the skills they need to become leaders in the construction profession.
Albuquerque Talent Development Academy 9-12 Safe, talent-nurturing environment designed to facilitate individual growth academically
Digital Arts and Technology (DATA) 9-12 Fostering productive civic-minded professionals who will make positive contributions to our community
East Mountain High School 9-12 Extra-curricular programs and initiatives to involve students in the community
Gilbert L. Sena High School 9-12 Supportive environment directed at gaining academic and social skills necessary for personal and career success
Health Leadership High School 9-12 Health industry focus
Mark Armijo Academy (Formerly Nuestros Valores Charter School) 9-12 Quality and relevant education in a community that promotes caring and belonging for all students
New America School - New Mexico 9-12 Empower new immigrants, English language learners, and academically underserved
Siembra Leadership High School 9-12 Entrepreneurship-focused, real-world learning that prepares students for the future
Technology Leadership High School 9-12 Careers in technology fields by collaborating with technology companies
Gordon Bernell Charter School Adult Adult student focused learning environment