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 2023 school year, there are 46 public high schools serving 31,826 students in Albuquerque Public Schools School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public high schools in New Mexico.
Public High Schools in Albuquerque Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the New Mexico public high school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 61% statewide average).
Public High School in Albuquerque Public School School District have a Graduation Rate of 75%, which is less than the New Mexico average of 77%.
The school with highest graduation rate is East Mountain High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New Mexico or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NM)
# Schools
174 Schools
258 Schools
# Students
83,031 Students
116,494 Students
# Teachers
6,064 Teachers
7,206 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 75% has increased from 62% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 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
75%
77%
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 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.52
0.58
# American Indian Students
4,398 Students
14,469 Students
% American Indian Students
5%
13%
# Asian Students
1,707 Students
1,437 Students
% Asian Students
2%
1%
# Hispanic Students
55,384 Students
70,380 Students
% Hispanic Students
67%
60%
# Black Students
2,071 Students
2,125 Students
% Black Students
2%
2%
# White Students
16,483 Students
25,571 Students
% White Students
20%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
73 Students
155 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,915 Students
2,357 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,595
197
# Students in K Grade:
5,217
811
# Students in 1st Grade:
5,705
857
# Students in 2nd Grade:
5,762
898
# Students in 3rd Grade:
5,831
953
# Students in 4th Grade:
6,011
1,006
# Students in 5th Grade:
6,188
1,049
# Students in 6th Grade:
6,147
2,437
# Students in 7th Grade:
6,414
3,172
# Students in 8th Grade:
6,561
3,571
# Students in 9th Grade:
8,383
28,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
7,553
26,734
# Students in 11th Grade:
6,150
23,799
# Students in 12th Grade:
5,514
22,357
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,436 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,688. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,286 is less than the state median of $18,494. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NM)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$1,033 MM
$5 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$1,020 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,436
$18,688
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,286
$18,494
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Albuquerque Public Schools School District Public High Schools (2023)

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
| 1,694 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
| 782 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
| 1,784 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
| 372 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
| 1,786 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
| 273 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
| 202 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
| 267 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
| 1,839 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
| 2,826 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
| 2,175 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
| 1,689 students
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Atrisco Heritage Academy 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
| 2,211 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
| 177 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
| 1,099 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
| 1,147 students
Rank: #1818.
Public Academy 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
| 449 students
Rank: #1919.
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
| 1,379 students
Rank: #2020.
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
| 213 students
Rank: #2121.
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
| 1,816 students
Rank: #2222.
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
| 622 students
Rank: #2323.
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
| 242 students
Rank: #2424.
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
| 1,609 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
| 348 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ace Leadership High School
Charter School
1240 Bellamah Ave. Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87104
(505) 242-4733
Grades: 9-12
| 249 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
| 118 students
Rank: n/an/a
Career Enrichment Elementary School
Alternative School
807 Mountain Rd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 247-3658
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Continuation School
Special Education School
5100 2nd St Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 468-7284
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Corrales International
Charter School
5500 Wilshire Ave. Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87113
(505) 344-9733
Grades: K-12
| 252 students
Rank: n/an/a
Del Norte High School
5323 Montgomery Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 883-7222
Grades: 9-12
| 1,055 students
Rank: n/an/a
Digital Arts And Technology Academy
Charter School
1011 Lamberton Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 341-0888
Grades: 8-12
| 312 students
Rank: n/an/a
El Camino Real Academy
Charter School
3713 Isleta Blvd Sw
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 314-2212
Grades: K-12
| 280 students
Rank: n/an/a
Freedom High School
Alternative School
5200 Cutler Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 884-6012
Grades: 9-12
| 117 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gilbert L Sena Charter High School
Charter School
69 Hotel Cir Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87123
(505) 237-2374
Grades: 9-12
| 149 students
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 174 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 83,031 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75% (Btm 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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