New Mexico school districts

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List of school districts in New Mexico

State profile
Number of students: 338,223
Number of schools: 846
Number of school districts: 89
Graduation rate: 70.4%
Per-pupil spending: $10,203
State school administration
Secretary of Education: Hanna Skandera
Public Education Commission President: Carolyn Shearman
State Board Members: 10
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School board elections
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School boards and school board elections
List of school districts in New Mexico
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New Mexico is home to 89 school districts, 846 schools and 338,223 K-12 students.[1]

Quick facts

State school administrators

Two seats on the Public Education Commission are currently vacant and awaiting appointment from New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez until the next election in 2016.


The following table displays the top ten New Mexico school districts by total student enrollment.[4]

Student enrollment
1.) Albuquerque
2.) Las Cruces
3.) Rio Rancho
4.) Gadsden Independent
5.) Santa Fe
6.) Gallup-McKinley County
7.) Farmington Municipal
8.) Roswell Independent
9.) Los Lunas
10.) Clovis Municipal


The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in New Mexico.[5]

Ethnicity Number of students Percentage
Hispanic 184,496 56.67%
White 92,730 28.48%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 34,925 10.73%
African American 8,735 2.68%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4,588 1.41%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 68 0.03%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: List of school board elections in 2014

In 2013, seven of the top enrollment school districts in New Mexico held elections for a total of 20 school board seats across the state. Farmington Municipal Schools will hold an election for 2 seats in August, 2014.

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External links

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