Superior Quality Education for All Students
Artesia Public School

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.


  • 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