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Albuquerque Public Schools is taking a more personalized approach to education, and families and neighbors play a crucial part. That’s why it’s so important to stay informed, to keep in touch. APS has lots of ways for you to do just that:

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Records Requests

You can submit a request for the following public records from Albuquerque Public Schools:

  • High School Transcript Requests: Transcripts show date of birth, date of entrance, courses taken, grades received and degrees granted. Transcripts are available for 90 years after graduation. Submit your request for through Parchment transcript service.
  • DACA Document Requests: Also known as Deferred Action for Early Childhood Arrivals (or the Dream Act), for people who need documents from APS verifying to the Department of Homeland Security - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, that they came to the United States before their 16th birthday. Applicants must be born after 1980 in order to qualify. Learn more about DACA Document Requests.
  • Inspection of Public Records Requests: Albuquerque Public Schools follows procedures contained in the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act (NMSA 1978, Chapter 14, Article 2) and the New Mexico Attorney General's published compliance guide. Learn more about Inspection of Public Records Requests.
  • Employee Records Requests: For employee records requests, contact the Human Resources Department or email the .

Other Record Requests

Records are destroyed based on the Retention and Disposition Schedule:

Student records retention schedule
Record TypeRecord Retention
Student Health and Immunization Records 10 years from date of student's last attendance
Special Education Records After completion of special services, but not sooner than 5 years after completion of activities funded

Other student records including:

  • registration record
  • screening evaluation
  • counselor notes
  • correspondence
  • program participation
2 years after date of student's last attendance
Student’s attendance/
absence record
One year after end of school year
School census records One year after end of school year
Student accident and illness One year after end of school year

How to submit your request

Send your request by email to the or by postal mail to Custodian of Records, P.O. Box 25704, Albuquerque, NM  87125-0704. Please note there is a charge for records of 50 cents per page and $10 per flash drive. Request must be in writing and include:

  • Your full name
  • All names the student used when attending APS schools (i.e. maiden name, middle name, nickname)
  • Mailing address
  • Email address
  • Phone number(s)
  • A specific description of the records requested

Distribution of Flier/Literature Requests

Fliers for school distribution must be approved by the APS Communications Office to ensure compliance with APS policies. This includes material that meets the following requirements:

  • Supports district goals and initiatives 
  • Enhances educational outcomes for students 
  • Benefits students and families
  • Encourages character building activities and/or interests

Request Flier Approval