Albuquerque Public Schools is the largest school district in New Mexico and one of the nation’s largest school districts, covering more than 1,230 square mile geographical area. Currently, APS has 13 high schools, 2 K-8 schools, 12 schools of choice, 27 middle schools, 88 elementary schools plus 29 APS authorized charter schools. APS has approximately 81,000 students and 12,000 employees. An elected Board of Education composed of seven members serving staggered terms of four years each governs APS.
The APS Superintendent Search is on hold until Fall of 2020
The Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education announced Wednesday that is it suspending the search for a new superintendent until more is understood about mitigating the spread of the coronavirus. The board had planned to interview five semi-finalists later this week but has canceled those interviews for now. The board will consider possibilities of moving forward in the near future when more information is known about mitigation strategies and the scope of the coronavirus.