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Van Buren Middle School

Van Buren is a middle school serving grades 6–8 in Learning Zone 1.

Van Buren Middle School is a Community School, rich in diversity, which supports students in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades in Albuquerque’s International District. We are preparing for the future together!

School Profile

  • Principal: Robert "Ben" Talbert
  • Phone: (505) 268-3833
  • Fax: (505) 260-6104
  • Physical Address:
    700 Louisiana Blvd. SE Albuquerque, NM 87108

School Details

  • Type: Middle (6–8)
  • Calendar: Traditional
  • Established: 1960
  • Enrollment (2018-19): 519
  • Location Code: 460

and Learning

Learning Zone 1
Assoc. Superintendent
Dr. Gabriella Blakey

Contact Us

Staff listed by employee, with email address and phone number.
Employee Contact Information
Robert "Ben" Talbert
Erin Northern
Dean of Students
Genesis Lopez
Alexis Long-Portillo
Pat Halama
Heather Greene
Special Education
Brenda Tapia
Eve Wohlhert
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