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Teaching Schools in New Mexico Districts

New Mexico has more than 38 school districts, from Sandoval county County's to Mckinley county County's and everywhere in between.

Here's a list of all districts with more than 1,000 students, plus some key information if you're interested in becoming a teacher in New Mexico. Don't miss our report on New Mexico Teacher Salaries!

District County Number of Students Number of Full Time Teachers Total Education Expenditures
Rio Rancho Public Schools Rio Rancho Public Schools Sandoval 17,215 1045 $141,221,000
Alamogordo Public Schools Alamogordo Public Schools Otero 5,816 360 $52,932,000
Albuquerque Public Schools Albuquerque Public Schools Bernalillo 90,205 5856 $866,943,000
Artesia Public Schools Artesia Public Schools Eddy 3,970 248 $35,034,000
Aztec Municipal Schools Aztec Municipal Schools San juan 3,235 208 $27,643,000
New Mexico Connections AcademyNew Mexico Connections Academy Santa fe 1,175 33 $2,952,000
Belen Consolidated Schools Belen Consolidated Schools Valencia 3,968 254 $39,650,000
Bernalillo Public Schools Bernalillo Public Schools Sandoval 3,141 217 $35,983,000
Bloomfield Schools Bloomfield Schools San juan 3,005 182 $30,121,000
Carlsbad Municipal Schools Carlsbad Municipal Schools Eddy 6,630 380 $64,415,000
Central Consolidated Schools Central Consolidated Schools San juan 6,366 410 $73,190,000
Clovis Municipal Schools Clovis Municipal Schools Curry 8,382 464 $73,481,000
Cobre Consolidated Schools Cobre Consolidated Schools Grant 1,266 89 $17,016,000
Deming Public Schools Deming Public Schools Luna 5,504 343 $54,361,000
Espanola Public Schools Espanola Public Schools Rio arriba 3,885 240 $41,383,000
Farmington Municipal Schools Farmington Municipal Schools San juan 11,542 730 $100,387,000
Gadsden Independent Schools Gadsden Independent Schools Dona ana 13,550 918 $136,544,000
Gallup-mckinley Cty Schools Gallup-mckinley Cty Schools Mckinley 11,686 806 $126,363,000
Grants-cibola County Schools Grants-cibola County Schools Cibola 3,702 244 $39,576,000
Hatch Valley Public Schools Hatch Valley Public Schools Dona ana 1,275 82 $14,811,000
Hobbs Municipal Schools Hobbs Municipal Schools Lea 9,826 559 $76,251,000
Las Cruces Public Schools Las Cruces Public Schools Dona ana 24,513 1520 $243,717,000
Las Vegas City Public Schools Las Vegas City Public Schools San miguel 1,623 99 $19,538,000
West Las Vegas Public Schools West Las Vegas Public Schools San miguel 1,527 106 $21,457,000
Los Alamos Public Schools Los Alamos Public Schools Los alamos 3,578 259 $40,144,000
Los Lunas Public Schools Los Lunas Public Schools Valencia 8,543 451 $70,503,000
Lovington Municipal Schools Lovington Municipal Schools Lea 3,761 228 $32,314,000
Moriarty-edgewqod School DistrictMoriarty-edgewqod School District Torrance 2,489 156 $28,010,000
Pojoaque Valley Public Schools Pojoaque Valley Public Schools Santa fe 1,910 111 $19,604,000
Portales Municipal Schools Portales Municipal Schools Roosevelt 2,822 183 $29,026,000
Roswell Independent Schools Roswell Independent Schools Chaves 10,303 609 $93,436,000
Ruidoso Municipal Schools Ruidoso Municipal Schools Lincoln 1,979 117 $18,497,000
Santa Fe Public Schools Santa Fe Public Schools Santa fe 13,265 948 $135,310,000
Silver Consolidated Schools Silver Consolidated Schools Grant 2,876 193 $31,892,000
Socorro Consolidated Schools Socorro Consolidated Schools Socorro 1,759 121 $18,935,000
Taos Municipal Schools Taos Municipal Schools Taos 2,827 193 $30,486,000
T Or C Municipal Schools T Or C Municipal Schools Sierra 1,329 90 $15,547,000
Zuni Public Schools Zuni Public Schools Mckinley 1,298 76 $17,847,000
Sources:
  • Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/pubschuniv.asp
  • Local Education Agency (School District) Finance Survey (F-33) Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2013-14, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/f33agency.asp