Our District

Artesia Public School District is located in Artesia, New Mexico. Comprised of 10 schools, we serve students located in Artesia and the surrounding areas. We are a community of educators committed to providing a “Superior Quality Education for All Students.” We provide a safe atmosphere for learning and a myriad of enrichment opportunities for students and their families.

Our Mission

Our mission is to develop each individual student’s self-reliance instilling a belief that everybody can make a difference and a worthy contribution to society.

We Believe

  • We believe that the needs of our students take priority over all else.

  • We believe that the teacher is the single most influential factor in the classroom.

  • We are responsible for teaching standards, preparing students for college and career.

  • In partnership with families and community members, we will assist students in the acquisition and display of admirable personal qualities and values.

Notice of Non-Discrimination Based on Sex

The Artesia Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education programs or activities that it operates, and per Title IX and 34 CFR Part 106 will not discriminate in such a manner. The requirement not to discriminate in the education programs or activities extends to employment. You may refer inquiries about the application of Title IX and 34 CFR Part 106 to the district’s Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary of the Office for Civil Rights, Department of Education, or both.

District Title IX Coordinator
Brian Taylor
301 Bulldog Boulevard
(575) 746-3585
Ext. 1104

Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator, or by any other means that results in the Title IX Coordinator receiving the person’s verbal or written report. You may make such a report may at any time by using the telephone number or electronic mail address or by mail to the office address listed for the Title IX Coordinator.

Please visit the regarding compliance with Title IX and 34 CFR Part 106, including procedures for making a report.


  • Common Core math and language arts standards to prepare students for college and career

  • Honors and Advanced Placement courses in grades 6-12

  • Enrichment in grades 1-5

  • Access to online learning through IDEAL-NM

  • Opportunities to earn high school and college credit simultaneously

  • Before and after school programs for remediation and extension

  • Intervention classes for additional help in math and reading

  • Special education services

  • Bilingual services

  • Access to modern technology including Smartboards, computer labs, mobile computer labs, laptops, iPads, wireless networks, and digital learning

  • AHS grads have a unique opportunity for significant financial assistance to attend the college or university of their choice

District Priorities

Fast Facts

Number of schools: 10
Number of students: 3,918
Number of school days: 180

District Boundaries

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It is our goal to provide SUPERIOR QUALITY education for all students, always putting the needs of our CHILDREN FIRST.