Also, if you are new to the area, you should be aware that Albuquerque has a large number of Charter Schools. These are semi-independent schools with particular education persepctives (arts, trad, medicine, media, etc.) or a special ethic or learning style and are availalbe to the public without tuition (paid for with state funds, not private tuition). You can get information on charters through APS, through the State web site, http://www.ped.state.nm.us/charter/index.html
and through general web based searches.