Bernalillo County Public Schools

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There are 188 public schools in Bernalillo County County, New Mexico, serving 96,585 students.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico state average of 74%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the state average of 14:1.

Bernalillo County Public Schools

County Statistics

About Bernalillo County County County Statistics (NM) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 659,307 people 1,861,281 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 38% 24%
Median Household Income $44,141 $35,875
Recent Public School Articles
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on studentsí lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.
Did You Know?
Bernalillo County, NM public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of .48, which is lower than the New Mexico average of .57. The most diverse school district in Bernalillo County is International School At Mesa Del Sol School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Mexico or in the USA.