Albuquerque Public Schools School District

6400 Uptown Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Albuquerque Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New Mexico for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 176 public schools serving 81,755 students in Albuquerque Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in New Mexico.
Public Schools in Albuquerque Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 58% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
176 Schools
933 Schools
# Students
81,755 Students
323,300 Students
# Teachers
6,045 Teachers
22,307 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Albuquerque Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 84 school districts in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 76% has increased from 66% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NM)
Overall District Rank
#4 out of 85 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Albuquerque Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
25%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Albuquerque Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Albuquerque Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
76%
66%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Albuquerque Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.52
0.56
# American Indian Students
4,379 Students
38,903 Students
% American Indian Students
5%
12%
# Asian Students
1,687 Students
3,736 Students
% Asian Students
2%
1%
# Hispanic Students
54,500 Students
200,203 Students
% Hispanic Students
67%
62%
# Black Students
2,003 Students
5,610 Students
% Black Students
2%
2%
# White Students
16,174 Students
67,120 Students
% White Students
20%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
76 Students
375 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,943 Students
7,360 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,611
9,280
# Students in K Grade:
5,421
22,015
# Students in 1st Grade:
5,432
21,669
# Students in 2nd Grade:
5,661
22,459
# Students in 3rd Grade:
5,768
22,821
# Students in 4th Grade:
5,821
22,913
# Students in 5th Grade:
5,943
23,585
# Students in 6th Grade:
5,602
24,066
# Students in 7th Grade:
6,052
25,599
# Students in 8th Grade:
6,408
26,187
# Students in 9th Grade:
9,915
31,588
# Students in 10th Grade:
7,022
25,847
# Students in 11th Grade:
5,904
23,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
5,195
22,019
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,300 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,709. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,702 is less than the state median of $14,817. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NM)
Total Revenue
$1,169 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total revenue of Albuquerque Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$1,202 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Albuquerque Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,300
$15,709
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Albuquerque Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,702
$14,817
This chart display average spending per public school student in Albuquerque Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Albuquerque Public Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #2 - 32. - 3.
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: #2 - 32. - 3.
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: #44.
East Mountain High School
Charter School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
25 La Madera Road
Sandia Park, NM 87047
(505) 281-7400
Grades: 9-12
| 363 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.
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: #1212.
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: #13 - 1613. - 16.
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: #13 - 1613. - 16.
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: #13 - 1613. - 16.
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: #13 - 1613. - 16.
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: #1717.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #2121.
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: #2222.
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: #2323.
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: #2424.
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: #2525.
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
Rank: n/an/a
24 Public School Rd
Tijeras, NM 87059
(505) 281-0880
Grades: PK-5
| 416 students
Rank: n/an/a
Abq Charter Academy
Charter School
405 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 242-6640
Grades: 9-12
| 318 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ace Leadership High School
Charter School
1240 Bellamah Ave. Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87104
(505) 242-4733
Grades: 9-12
| 186 students
Rank: n/an/a
1724 Camino Del Valle Sw
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 877-4799
Grades: PK-5
| 316 students
Rank: n/an/a
412 Alameda Blvd Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87114
(505) 898-0070
Grades: PK-5
| 211 students
Rank: n/an/a
6500 Sunset Gardens Rd Sw
Albuquerque, NM 87121
(505) 836-0288
Grades: PK-5
| 383 students
Rank: n/an/a
The Alb Talent Development Charter
Charter School
1800 Atrisco Rd Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87120
(505) 503-2465
Grades: 9-12
| 109 students
Rank: n/an/a
Alice King Community School
Charter School
8100 Mountain Rd. Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 344-0746
Grades: K-8
| 428 students
Rank: n/an/a
1100 Solar Rd Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 344-4412
Grades: PK-5
| 280 students
Rank: n/an/a
12800 Copper St Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87123
(505) 292-7735
Grades: PK-5
| 300 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Albuquerque Public Schools School District?
Albuquerque Public Schools School District manages 176 public schools serving 81,755 students.
What is the rank of Albuquerque Public Schools School District?
Albuquerque Public Schools School District is ranked #3 out of 84 school districts in New Mexico (top 5%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New Mexico school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Albuquerque Public Schools School District?
67% of Albuquerque Public Schools School District students are Hispanic, 20% of students are White, 5% of students are American Indian, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Albuquerque Public Schools School District?
Albuquerque Public Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What is Albuquerque Public Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,702 is less than the state median of $14,817. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 176 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 81,755 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Top 50% in NM)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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