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Truman Middle School

Truman is a middle school serving grades 6–8 in Learning Zone 2.

Truman Middle School is the heart of the Westgate neighborhood, and is dedicated to diversity, differentiation, pure teaming, middle-level philosophy, and learning for all. Truman Middle School is where teaching and learning is data-driven and student-centered. We are one of the largest middle schools in the State of New Mexico, including a nationally recognized Dual Language program. We welcome you to Truman Middle School where “Dreams Grow!”

School Profile

  • Principal: Michele Torres
  • Phone: (505) 836-3030
  • Fax: (505) 836-7745
  • Physical Address:
    9400 Benavides Road SW Albuquerque, NM 87121

School Details

  • Type: Middle (6–8)
  • Calendar: Traditional
  • Established: 1975
  • Enrollment (2018-19): 989
  • Location Code: 475

and Learning

Learning Zone 2
Assoc. Superintendent
Dr. Antonio Gonzales

Contact Us

Staff listed by employee, with email address and phone number.
Employee Contact Information
Michele Torres
Laura Chiang
Assistant Principal
Cassandra Franco
Assistant Principal
M.Kathy Rodriguez
Bookkeeper/Principal's Secretary
Estela AlcalaNayarez
Attendance Clerk
Sonja Chlapowski
Dean of Students
Steve Williams
Alethea Patterson-Jahn
Special Education
Gloria Gallegos
Discipline Secretary
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