APS... To the Point
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- National Ranking: APS is the 34th-largest school district in the US1
- Geographic Area: the APS district covers a 1200-square mile area that encompasses all of the Albuquerque Metropolitan area in Bernalillo County and a small portion of Sandoval County, New Mexico
- Total Students: total students, based on 2006-2007 enrollment is 94,900, which includes 89,500 APS students plus 5,400 Charter students
- Total Staff: APS employs 11,500 teachers, administrators, education specialists, technicians and specialized staff
- Elementary Schools: APS has 85 elementary schools with 4 new elementary schools planned to be opened in the next 5 years
- Middle Schools: APS has 26 middle schools with plans to open 1 new middle schools in the next 5 years
- High Schools: APS has 12 high schools with plans to open 1 more high school in the next 5 years
- Alternative Schools: APS has 9 alternative schools
- Charter Schools: APS has 36 charter schools
APS Facilities Design & Construction
1Source: National Center for Education Statistics (http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2001/100_largest/tableAB1.asp).
- Capital budget: over $1 billion in both new educational facility capital projects as well as improvements and refurbishments in the district's schools between 2006 and 2013.
- Current Projects: FD&C currently has 167 projects in design or construction totaling approximately $270 million
- Square Feet: approximately 14 million square feet of traditional school buildings, portable classrooms, and administrative offices and facilities
- Elementary School Design Standards: APS elementary schools encompass kindergarten through 5th grades, average 45,000 square feet, and are designed to accommodate up to 850 students
- Middle School Design Standards: APS middle schools accommodate grades 6 through 8, average 100,000 square feet, and are designed to house up to 1300 students
- High School Design Standards: APS high schools hosts grades 9 through 12, average 320,000 square feet, and are designed to accommodate up to 2200 students