About APS

Alamogordo Public Schools  (APS) has a long standing history in the Tularosa Basin and its diverse students and staff. The district is the second largest employer in Otero County. Nearly 800 people in Otero County are employed with APS. As of the 120th day count of the 2018-19 school year there were 5892 students in the district enrolled in two high schools, three middle schools and ten elementary schools. More than 1,000 of these students are dependents of active duty service members and an additional 10-12% are considered to be "military connected." Students from Alamogordo, High Rolls, La Luz, and Holloman AFB are provided educational services via the Alamogordo Public Schools. The District has the vision to strive for integrity/ethics and “doing the right thing” for our students. We truly care for others, promote a positive attitude and facilitate communication to be honest, substantive and relevant. We build on relationships, and feel that respect and trust are earned, not given. Most importantly our vision includes the need to be a “team player” in your child’s education. Our goals include: academic excellence, the creation of partnerships and ensuring effective and efficient utilization of all district resources. Alamogordo Public Schools is governed by a 5-member elected school board that sets policy and approves the annual budget. Operations of thedistrict are overseen by the APS Superintendent.

Text Box: APS MISSION STATEMENT

One Year of Learning for One Year of Teaching. Every Student. Every Year.

Text Box: APS VISION STATEMENT


“Partnering with parents and the community to ensure that all students graduate from high school prepared for success in college and in 21st century careers.


Text Box: APS VALUES AND BELIEFS

* Integrity/Ethical - "Do the Right Thing"
* Truly Care for Others
* Positive Attitude
* Communication - honest, substantive, and relevant
* Relationships
* Respect and trust are earned, not given
* Be a team player

Text Box: SEVEN C’S FOR APS

* Character
* Commitment
* Compassion
* Communication
* Collaboration
* Courage
* Common Sense


     Alamogordo Public Schools is the second largest employer in Otero County. Nearly 800 people in Otero County are employed with APS. Students in the district are enrolled in two high schools, three middle schools and ten elementary schools. More than 1,000 of these students are dependents of active duty service members and an additional 10-12% are considered to be "military connected."




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