Top 10 Best Albuquerque Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 203 public schools serving 88,952 students in Albuquerque, NM (there are 73 private schools, serving 11,782 private students). 88% of all K-12 students in Albuquerque, NM are educated in public schools (compared to the NM state average of 93%).
The top ranked public schools in Albuquerque, NM are Albuquerque Institute Of Math & Science, Eldorado High School and Cottonwood Classical Prep. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Albuquerque, NM public schools have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 58% statewide average). Schools in Albuquerque have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of New Mexico public schools.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Albuquerque, NM Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Albuquerque Institute Of Math & Science
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
933 Bradbury Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 559-4249
Grades: 6-12
| 354 students
Rank: #22.
Eldorado High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11300 Montgomery Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87111
(505) 296-4871
Grades: PK-12
| 1,661 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Cottonwood Classical Prep
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7801 Jefferson St. Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 998-1021
Grades: 6-12
| 781 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
La Cueva High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7801 Wilshire Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87122
(505) 823-2327
Grades: 9-12
| 1,800 students
Rank: #55.
Sandia High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7801 Candelaria Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 294-1511
Grades: 9-12
| 1,737 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
College And Career High School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
525 Buena Vista Dr Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 224-4880
Grades: 9-12
| 253 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Early College Academy
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
807 Mountain Rd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 247-3658
Grades: 9-12
| 201 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Nex Gen Academy
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5325 Montgomery Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 878-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 273 students
Rank: #99.
Albuquerque High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
800 Odelia Rd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 843-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,902 students
Rank: #1010.
Ecademy
Math: <50% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5300 Cutler Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 247-4209
Grades: K-12
| 871 students
Rank: #1111.
Altura Preparatory School
Charter School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8650 Alameda Blvd Bldg 2b
Albuquerque, NM 87122
(505) 539-5369
Grades: K-5
| 196 students
Rank: #1212.
Volcano Vista High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8100 Rainbow Rd Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87114
(505) 890-0343
Grades: 9-12
| 2,251 students
Rank: #1313.
Southwest Secondary Learning Center
Charter School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10301 Candelaria Rd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 296-7677
Grades: 9-12
| 145 students
Rank: #1414.
Sw Aeronautics Mathematics And Science Academy
Charter School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4100 Aerospace Pkwy Bw
Albuquerque, NM 87121
(505) 296-7677
Grades: 6-12
| 259 students
Rank: #1515.
Cibola High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1510 Ellison Dr Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87114
(505) 897-0110
Grades: 9-12
| 1,744 students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Atrisco Heritage High School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10800 Dennis Chavez Blv Sw
Albuquerque, NM 87121
(505) 243-1458
Grades: 9-12
| 2,152 students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
International School At Mesa Del Sol
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2660 Eastman Crossing Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 508-3295
Grades: PK-12
| 317 students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Media Arts Collaborative Charter
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4401 Central Ave Ne Bldg 2
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 243-1957
Grades: 6-12
| 183 students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Siembra Leadership High School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
524 Central Ave Sw
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 205-0329
Grades: 9-12
| 236 students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Valley High School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1505 Candelaria Rd Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 345-9021
Grades: 9-12
| 1,056 students
Rank: #2121.
Highland High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4700 Coal Av Se
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 265-3711
Grades: 9-12
| 1,197 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Abq School Of Excellence
Charter School
Math: 32% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
13201 Lomas Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 312-7711
Grades: K-12
| 855 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Public For Performing Arts
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11800 Princess Jeanne Ave. Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 830-3128
Grades: 6-12
| 434 students
Rank: #2424.
Coral Community Charter
Charter School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4401 Silver Avenue Se
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 292-6725
Grades: PK-8
| 228 students
Rank: #2525.
Manzano High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12200 Lomas Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 559-2200
Grades: PK-12
| 1,393 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
New America School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1734 Isleta Blvd Sw
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 264-7340
Grades: 9-12
| 210 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Tierra Adentro
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1905 Mountain Rd Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87104
(505) 967-4720
Grades: 6-12
| 221 students
Rank: #2828.
Aces Technical High School
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Menaul Blvd Nw Ste A444
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 506-1186
Grades: 6-7
| 66 students
Rank: #2929.
21st Century Public Academy
Charter School
Math: 18% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4300 Cutler Ave. Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 254-0280
Grades: 1-8
| 364 students
Rank: #3030.
West Mesa High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6701 Fortuna Rd Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87121
(505) 831-6993
Grades: 9-12
| 1,998 students
Rank: #3131.
South Valley Academy
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3426 Blake Road Sw
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 452-3132
Grades: 6-12
| 612 students
Rank: #3232.
La Academia De Esperanza
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 Old Coors Rd Sw
Albuquerque, NM 87121
(505) 764-5500
Grades: 6-12
| 230 students
Rank: #3333.
Solare Collegiate Charter School
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1623 La Vega Dr Sw
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 917-6442
Grades: 5-8
| 297 students
Rank: #3434.
Albuquerque Bilingual Academy
Charter School
Math: 9% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7500 La Morada Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87120
(505) 836-7706
Grades: PK-8
| 373 students
Rank: #3535.
Rio Grande High School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 Arenal Rd Sw
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 873-0220
Grades: 9-12
| 1,633 students
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Albuquerque, New Mexico Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
510 2nd St Nw101
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 880-3744
Grades: 9-12
| 222 students
2551 Karsten Ct Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 765-5517
Grades: 9-12
| 75 students
11800 Princess Jean
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 880-3744
Grades: K-5
| 113 students
8300 Phoenix Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 880-3744
Grades: 9-12
| 293 students
5555 Mcleod Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 880-3744
Grades: 9-12
| 62 students
3912 Isleta Blvd Sw
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 877-1279
Grades: 6-8
| 701 students
6805 Academy Parkway West Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 880-3744
Grades: 9-12
| 144 students
Cess High School (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
725 University Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 243-4493
Grades: 9-12
| 273 students
Charter Vo-tech Center (Closed 2007)
Vocational School
Charter School
1011 Lamberton Pl Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 341-0888
Grades: 10-12
| 153 students
5100 2nd St. Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 842-8211
Grades: 6-12
| 125 students
4801 Montano Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87120
(505) 880-3744
Grades: 9-12
| 196 students
P.o. Box 50880
Albuquerque, NM 87181
(505) 898-3074
Grades: 9-12
| 167 students
800 Odelia Rd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 247-4209
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
69 Hotel Cir Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87123
(505) 237-2374
Grades: 9-12
| 177 students
120 Woodland Ave.,nw
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 345-3911
Grades: 8-11
| 43 students
Home Hospital (Closed 2007)
Alternative School
2611 Eubank Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 298-6752
Grades: PK-12
| 619 students
7001wildwood Ln. Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87111
(505) 998-0501
Grades: 7-10
| 214 students
7939 4th Street, Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87114
(505) 796-0313
Grades: K-9
| 398 students
1900 Randolph Rd Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 563-4247
Grades: 6-8
| 86 students
10301 Candelaria Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 296-7677
Grades: 7-8
| 112 students
230 Truman Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 243-8114
Grades: 6-8
| 73 students
5555 Mcleod Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 880-3744
Grades: 6-12
| 149 students
Hcr 79, Box 9
Albuquerque, NM 87103
(505) 731-2272
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
P.o. Box 25701
Albuquerque, NM 87125
Grades: 8
| 59 students
Hcr 79, Box 7
Albuquerque, NM 87103
(505) 731-2333
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
Hcr 79, Box 80
Albuquerque, NM 87103
(505) 655-3341
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
1900 Randolph Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 880-3744
Grades: K-6
| 89 students
3821 Singer Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 344-7447
Grades: K-8
| 152 students
10301 Candelaria Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 296-7677
Grades: 7-8
| 95 students
10301 Candelaria Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 296-7677
Grades: 4-6
| 105 students
10301 Candelaria Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 296-7677
Grades: 7-12
| 276 students
1404 Lead Ave Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 463-6554
Grades: 7-10
| 77 students
10500 Research Rd Se
Albuquerque, NM 87123
(505) 338-2266
Grades: 9-11
| 182 students
4300 Cutler Ave. Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 254-0280
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
Albuquerque NM, 87106
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 400-6828
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Albuquerque, NM?
The top ranked public schools in Albuquerque, NM include Albuquerque Institute Of Math & Science, Eldorado High School and Cottonwood Classical Prep.
How many public schools are located in Albuquerque, NM?
203 public schools are located in Albuquerque, NM.
What percentage of students in Albuquerque, NM go to public school?
88% of all K-12 students in Albuquerque, NM are educated in public schools (compared to the NM state average of 93%).
What is the racial composition of students in Albuquerque, NM?
Albuquerque, NM public schools minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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