APS is the largest school district in New Mexico and serves the entire metro area.
As of 2012 there are almost 90,000 students in the system, nearly a third of all students in New Mexico attend APS. Approximately 11,500 people are employed by APS making it the second largest employer in the state.
There are typically two questions that people with children ask about school systems when purchasing real estate.
- What school district is the property I’m looking at in?
- How does that district rate compared to the rest of the school system?
You can see a detailed map of the entire school system on this page. There’s also a link to download the full sized PDF file of the map so you can actually read the street names! To find out how the schools near your proposed purchase are doing academically you can visit this page hosted by the state of New Mexico. Just scroll down the page, choose the school year, district and school name for the ratings. Click on the pin locating the school on the map, then click the link in the pop-up window for a detailed PDF report!