Otero County Public Schools

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(24)
High
(6)
Middle
(7)
Elementary
(15)
Pre-K
(6)
Private
(4)
There are 24 public schools in Otero County, New Mexico, serving 7,377 students.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico state average of 74%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the state average of 14:1.

Otero County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • AlamogordoAcademy Del Sol Alt.
    Alternative School
    1200 Florida Ave Bldg C
    AlamogordoNM88310
    (505)439-3270
    Alternative School
    168 students | Gr. 10-12
  • Alamogordo
    Alamogordo High School
    103 Cuba Ave
    AlamogordoNM88310
    (505)439-3270
    1637 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Alamogordo
    Buena Vista Elementary School
    2600 19th St
    AlamogordoNM88310
    (505)439-3270
    284 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Alamogordo
    Chaparral Middle School
    1401 College Ave
    AlamogordoNM88310
    (505)439-3270
    675 students | Gr. 6-8
  • CloudcroftCloudcroft Elementary School
    10 Swallow Place
    CloudcroftNM88317
    (505)682-2361
    178 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Cloudcroft
    Cloudcroft High School
    10 Swallow Place
    CloudcroftNM88317
    (505)682-2361
    138 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Cloudcroft
    Cloudcroft Middle School
    10 Swallow Place
    CloudcroftNM88317
    (505)682-2361
    90 students | Gr. 6-8
  • AlamogordoHeights Elementary School
    2410 10th St
    AlamogordoNM88310
    (505)439-3270
    259 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Alamogordo
    High Rolls Mtn Elementary School
    23 Karr Canyon Rd
    AlamogordoNM88325
    (505)439-3270
    22 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Alamogordo
    Holloman Intermediate
    750 Arnold Ave
    AlamogordoNM88330
    (505)439-3270
    200 students | Gr. 3-5
  • Alamogordo
    Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Holloman Middle School
    381 1st
    AlamogordoNM88330
    (505)439-3270
    182 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Alamogordo
    Holloman Primary
    750 Arnold Ave
    AlamogordoNM88330
    (505)439-3270
    308 students | Gr. PK-2
  • La LuzLa Luz Elementary School
    99 Alamo
    La LuzNM88337
    (505)439-3270
    290 students | Gr. KG-5
  • MescaleroMescalero Apache School
    Po Box 230
    MescaleroNM88340
    (575)464-4431

    n/a

     students | Gr. KG-12
  • AlamogordoMountain View Middle School
    500 South Canyon Rd
    AlamogordoNM88310
    (505)439-3270
    479 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Alamogordo
    Nm School For The Blind And Visually Impaired
    Special Education School
    1900 North White Sands
    AlamogordoNM88310
    (575)437-3505
    Special Education School
    36 students | Gr. PK-12
  • Alamogordo
    North Elementary School
    1300 North Florida
    AlamogordoNM88310
    (505)439-3270
    339 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Alamogordo
    Oregon Elementary School
    1500 Oregon Ave
    AlamogordoNM88310
    (505)439-3270
    309 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Alamogordo
    Sacramento Elementary School
    300 Alaska Ave
    AlamogordoNM88310
    (505)439-3270
    220 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Alamogordo
    Sierra Elementary School
    2211 Puerto Rico Ave
    AlamogordoNM88310
    (505)439-3270
    363 students | Gr. KG-5
  • TularosaTularosa Elementary School
    504 First St
    TularosaNM88352
    (505)585-8800
    203 students | Gr. PK-2
  • Tularosa
    Tularosa High School
    504 First St
    TularosaNM88352
    (505)585-8800
    273 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Tularosa
    Tularosa Middle School
    504 First St
    TularosaNM88352
    (505)585-8800
    142 students | Gr. 7-8
  • AlamogordoYucca Elementary School
    310 Dale Scott Blvd
    AlamogordoNM88310
    (505)439-3270
    582 students | Gr. PK-5

County Statistics

About Otero County County Statistics (NM) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 54,142 people 1,861,281 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 23% 24%
Median Household Income $37,857 $35,875
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Did You Know?
Otero 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 0.52, which is lower than the New Mexico average of 0.57. The most diverse school district in Otero County is Tularosa Municipal Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Mexico or in the USA.