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Posted: October 12, 2020

Class of 2021 Set to Graduate the Week of May 10

The schedule is subject to change depending on the spread of the coronavirus and public health orders.

The 13 Albuquerque Public Schools comprehensive high schools are scheduled to hold their commencements at Tingley Coliseum the week of May 10, 2021. APS magnet school ceremonies are set to take place the same week at the Berna Facio Professional Development Complex. 

Valley High School is the first APS comprehensive high school scheduled to graduate on Monday, May 10, at 2:30 p.m. The final Class of 2021 to get its diplomas is from Cibola, which is set to hold its ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 15.

The Career Enrichment Center Nurse Pinning Ceremony is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, May 6 at Berna Facio. 

The date and time of the graduation ceremony for College and Career High School are yet to be determined. 

The number of guests and some graduation traditions may be impacted by the pandemic. Graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2020 were held virtually in accordance with public health orders.  

Comprehensive High School Graduations by Date (Tingley Coliseum)

Monday, May 10

  •  Valley, 2:30 p.m. 
  • Atrisco Heritage Academy, 6:30 p.m. 

Tuesday, May 11

  • Del Norte, 2:30 p.m. 
  • La Cueva, 6:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, May 12

  • Rio Grande, 2:30 p.m.
  • Manzano, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 13

  • Highland, 2:30 p.m.
  • Eldorado, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, May 14

  • Albuquerque High, 2:30 p.m.
  • Volcano Vista, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 15

  • West Mesa, 10:30 a.m.
  • Sandia, 2:30 p.m.
  • Cibola, 6:30 p.m.

Magnet School Graduations by Date (at Berna Facio)

Monday, May 10

  • New Futures, 12:30 p.m.
  • Transition Services, 4:30 p.m.

 Tuesday, May 11

  •  eCADEMY, 10:30 a.m.
  • Freedom, 2:30 p.m.
  • School on Wheels, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 12

  • nex+Gen, 1:30 p.m.
  • Early College Academy, 5:30 p.m.

2021 High School Graduations by School 

School 

Date

Time

Location

Albuquerque High  Friday, May 14 2:30 p.m. Tingley
Atrisco Heritage Academy Monday, May 10 6:30 p.m.  Tingley
CEC Nurse Pinning Ceremony Thursday, May 6 4 p.m.  Berna Facio
Cibola  Saturday, May 15 6:30 p.m.  Tingley
College and Career  TBD TBD TDB
Del Norte  Tuesday, May 11 2:30 p.m.  Tingley
eCademy Tuesday, May 11 10:30 a.m.  Berna Facio
Eldorado Thursday, May 13  6:30 p.m. Tingley
Freedom Tuesday, May 11 2:30 p.m. Berna Facio
Highland Thursday, May 13 2:30 p.m. Tingley 
La Cueva Tuesday, May 11 6:30 p.m.  Tingley
Manzano Wednesday, May 12  6:30 p.m.  Tingley 
New Futures  Monday, May 10  12:30 p.m.  Berna Facio
nex+Gen Wednesday, May 12  1:30 p.m.  Berna Facio
Rio Grande Wednesday, May 12 2:30 p.m.  Tingley 
Sandia  Saturday, May 15  2:30 p.m.  Tingley 
School on Wheels Tuesday, May 11 6:30 p.m.  Berna Facio
Transition Services  Monday, May 10  4:30 p.m.  Berna Facio
Valley Monday, May 10 2:30 p.m.  Tingley 
Volcano Vista  Friday, May 14  6:30 p.m.  Tingley 
West Mesa  Saturday, May 15  10:30 a.m.  Tingley