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Desert Ridge Middle School

Desert Ridge is a middle school serving grades 6–8 in Learning Zone 4.

Desert Ridge is a top-rated neighborhood school, serving the Northeast Heights since 1997. We offer a rigorous curriculum for grades 6–8 and a variety of electives programs, including an award-winning fine arts department. We also serve one of the largest special education populations in the city, with Gifted, Social Communication Support Services, Intensive Global Support, and Cross-Categorical programs. We boast an active and generous parent community, great sports programs, and a variety of after-school clubs.

School Profile

  • Principal: Leslie Saucedo
  • Phone: (505) 857-9282
  • Fax: (505) 857-0201
  • Physical Address:
    8400 Barstow NE Albuquerque, NM 87122

School Details

  • Type: Middle (6–8)
  • Calendar: Traditional
  • Established: 1997
  • Enrollment: 989
  • Location Code: 430

Leadership
and Learning

Learning Zone 4
Assoc. Superintendent
Troy Hughes

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