Best Public Schools in Zip Code 87112


The 87112 zip code area of Albuquerque, New Mexico is home to 12 schools, including 7 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 1 high school, and 2 alternative schools. While the schools in this area face significant socioeconomic challenges, with most having very high free/reduced lunch rates, some schools stand out for their exceptional performance.

Onate Elementary consistently ranks among the top elementary schools in the state, with the highest proficiency rates in language arts, math, and science compared to the other schools and the state averages. Similarly, Public Academy for Performing Arts is a high-performing school, ranking in the top 27 out of 170 high schools in the state. On the other hand, schools like Chelwood Elementary and Janet Kahn Fine Arts Academy struggle, with proficiency rates well below the state averages.

The presence of public charter schools like Abq School of Excellence provides families with additional educational options, which may be beneficial in addressing the disparities in school performance within the 87112 zip code. While the data highlights the complex educational landscape in this area, with both high-performing and low-performing schools, the success of the top-performing schools suggests that there may be opportunities to learn from their practices and implement them across the Albuquerque Public Schools district, as well as the Abq School Of Excellence district.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the New Mexico Public Education Department.

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